How to cope with drug-resistant hypertension

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Published: June, 2013

You still have options when your blood pressure can't be controlled.

One-third of all Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure), and most don't have it under control. For many people, it's because they don't know they have the condition, they skip their medications, or they haven't yet found a medication regimen that works. But millions of people are unable to control their blood pressure even when they're taking several medications for it. That's called resistant hypertension.

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