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White coat hypertension==what is it, is it real?

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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yep

There is a very nice review here: http://www.
Webmd.Com/anxiety-panic/features/beyond-white-coat-syndrome?

In brief: Yep

There is a very nice review here: http://www.
Webmd.Com/anxiety-panic/features/beyond-white-coat-syndrome?
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Dr. Mark Reynolds
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Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Definitely Real

White coat HTN is when a patient upon seeing their doctor in a white coat has an elevated blood pressure.
This elevated BP comes from stress or anxiety. This elevated blood pressure normalizes when the patient leaves the doctor's office and is in a stress free environment. That is why it is always good to check your home bp's if possible.

In brief: Definitely Real

White coat HTN is when a patient upon seeing their doctor in a white coat has an elevated blood pressure.
This elevated BP comes from stress or anxiety. This elevated blood pressure normalizes when the patient leaves the doctor's office and is in a stress free environment. That is why it is always good to check your home bp's if possible.
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
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