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What is White coat hypertension?

What is White coat hypertension?

  • White coat hypertension: White coat hypertension is a term used to describe a condition where patients have increased blood pressure readings when measured in a clinical setting such as a doctor's office. Blood pressure readings taken in the home environment while the patient is relaxed are normal. The underlying cause is believed to be tension and anxiety associated with visiting health professionals such as general practitioners. A significant number of patients with this condition eventually develop true hypertension.

White coat hypertension: Introduction

Types of White coat hypertension:

Broader types of White coat hypertension:

How serious is White coat hypertension?

Complications of White coat hypertension: see complications of White coat hypertension

What causes White coat hypertension?

Causes of White coat hypertension: see causes of White coat hypertension

What are the symptoms of White coat hypertension?

Symptoms of White coat hypertension: see symptoms of White coat hypertension

Complications of White coat hypertension: see complications of White coat hypertension

White coat hypertension: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for White coat hypertension.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and White coat hypertension.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for White coat hypertension: Family Practice Physician, Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for White coat hypertension.
Treatments for White coat hypertension: see treatments for White coat hypertension
Alternative treatments for White coat hypertension: see alternative treatments for White coat hypertension
Research for White coat hypertension: see research for White coat hypertension

Name and Aliases of White coat hypertension

Main name of condition: White coat hypertension

Other names or spellings for White coat hypertension:

White coat normotension, White coat syndrome

 

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