2 doctors weighed in:
How serious is white coat hypertension? Enough to cause a stroke if already hypertensive?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Hypertension
Hypertension need treatment, because it is serious--can cause stroke, kidney damage, overload the heart regardless pre-existing and white coat or any color coat.

In brief: Hypertension
Hypertension need treatment, because it is serious--can cause stroke, kidney damage, overload the heart regardless pre-existing and white coat or any color coat.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Umesh Patel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Cardiology
38 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors