White Coat Hypertension – Causes and Cures

Posted by Joel Miller on

White Coat Hypertension – Causes and Cures You may definitely count me in as a card-carrying member of the White Coat Hypertension club. Statistics say that over 30% of the population have much higher blood pressure readings in a clinical environment. If you ask me, I think the percentage of the anxious, blood pressure-phobic club is closer to 50% (from the informal survey I’ve conducted). So why does this happen?  And is there anything you can do about it? What causes White Coat Hypertension? I believe the main factor in white coat hypertension is good old fashioned anxiety. Anxiety is...

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