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What’s White Coat Hypertension?


The first time I came across the question – what’s white coat hypertension, I was in the doctors waiting to have my blood pressure taken.  I had recently moved to a new area and the doctor’s surgery had a policy of giving all new patients a check up to make sure you were healthy and didn’t need to go straight onto a drug!  I’m sorry if I sound cynical but I do feel sometimes, that drugs are pushed onto us when a natural treatment would be more effective, have no side effects and prove to be much cheaper. Continue reading What’s White Coat Hypertension?