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White Coat Syndrome
DX: PRIMARY HTN: YOU LIKELY HAVE PRIMARY HYPERTENSION. It is a combination of genetics Environment SBP<120. DBP<80. I would discuss with your doc adjusting the regimen. COREG CAN FLARE ASTHMA. DIOVAN (valsartan) IS BETTER IN DIABETICS TO IMPROVE RENAL FLOW. You need to be GF WHOLEAPPROACH.com & focus on weight loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have white coat syndrome...I mean its bad. Will dr think l am dumb.are they trained to deal with werid ppl like me. I found dr I love. Ty?
How can I resolve white coat syndrome? Whenever I'm near dr or med fac. I'm afraid BP will be high. Usually right. It's always same questions too.
Relax: Your BP has been well controlled since BP at home is wnl. Most likely at doctor's office, you are nervouse and subconsciously keep reminding yourself: I am at doctor's office again now, how about BP high again? The fear itself could facilitate the anxiety and cause elevation of your bp. Suggest you smile and thinking about your happiest moment in your life while taking BP at md's office. Good luck. ...Read more
Can a patient you may treat who is hypotensive show systolic numbers in the 120-140+ range due to "true" white coat syndrome?
Hypertension: White coat syndrome or stress induced hypertension can be just as much medical risk as chronic high normal blood pressure. Stage 1 hypertension diagnosis is made at a BP of 140/90 (either number) or higher on 2 or more visits regardless of the "white coat" response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My BP seems to be very sensitive to stress and anxiety but normalizes when relaxed. Can spike due to white coat syndrome. What if anything can done?
Many options: One could stay out of doctor's offices. Not really. The underlying diagnosis - whether it be performance anxiety, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, mixed anxiety/depression, or even simple phobias like that of needles - are easily treated. Relaxation protocols, meditation, cognitive-behavior therapy, cutting back on nicotine/caffeine, exercise, biofeedback, and medications/natural remedies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i take my first reading of bp i get 150/70 then after 1mn 140/68 then after 1mn 133/79 the after 1mn 135/70 so is this considered as white coat syndrome or just monitor error?
When a person really has white coat syndrome (normal at home), how high can that person's blood pressure readings actually go up to?
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