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White Coat Hypertension

White coat hypertension is a condition presenting with increased blood pressure in the patients after reaching the doctor's clinic or hospital. Patients may have normal blood pressure at their home, and after reaching hospitals, they can show increased blood pressure after seeing doctors with white coats.

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How can I get rid of white-coat hypertension and does it affect my future pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I have white-coat hypertension that I can not get rid of. Something about getting my blood pressure (BP) taken gives me anxiety. I am an otherwise healthy 30-year-old female who is very active. My BP at work is always normal (120/80 mm Hg). I feel like I can not control it and when goin...  Read Full »

Dr. Kulkarni Rahul Suresh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Do not worry too much about your condition. We encounter a similar situation more than often. It is fairly common. Try some good relaxation techniques like meditation, especially transcendental meditation. Try Yoga too. You should not thin...  Read Full »

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