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... Does anyone else have "white coat syndrome"? ... (5 replies)
... I have white coat syndrome and have had it as far back as I can remember. I always tell the nurse as she's putting the cuff on me. ... (5 replies)
... I have white coat syndrome, too. ... (5 replies)

... y want me on toprol every day. I do not like pills. But lately I have had PVC's for the last 4 days and they won't go away. I do not know what is causing this anxiety to return. Could be a myriad of things. I want to stop it all. ... (2 replies)
... the er because I am not going to lose my license. You are not leaving in this condition. I still have a swollen ankle and in a lot of pain. I told him I have white coat hypertension and he said "i am not wearing a white coat". ... (2 replies)
... or so. Anxiety only. You can prove it to yourself in this manner if you want, but it is best afterwards to not get hung up on testing yourself very often. ... (14 replies)
... Sickman, I did the same thing. My Dr. never seems to believe me when I tell him my bp is much lower at home. My bp in his office isn't high, but at home it is usually really low. He has me on 100 mg Toprol for tachycardia and this causes my bp to drop down so low I have passed out. Anyway, I have an electric bp machine and I took the whole thing in with me and showed him the... (14 replies)
... Thanks very much for your help. I will definitely try and do that. Madj (14 replies)
... I warned the nurse in advance that I was fighting an anxiety attack, and since my pulse rate was over 100, she made a note of it and the doc didn't say a word to me. ... (5 replies)
... The reason I ask is because I hate to take medicine especialy meds like these...I'm trying to get it through to my doctor that I only have a white coat hypertension, but he won't listen to reason and says the blood pressure is due to my weight and my stress... ... (1 replies)
... I might add, when I had the white coat hypertension from being nervous in the doctors office, I also bought a BP monitor and became obessed with it. Very unhealthy for me to do. ... (6 replies)
... all doctor in white coat, etc. It couldn't have been further from the truth! ... (7 replies)
New psychiatrist
Apr 19, 2004
... Along came a pusher in a white coat with Xanax and then Klonopin. For years I could never stabilize. I concluded it might be the drugs...sure enough it was. ... (4 replies)
... white coat phobia is fairly common and known about by doctors and medical people so do tell them, they wont be surprised or think badly of you. ... (9 replies)
... Dr.'s. I've been this way for as long as I can remember. In fact, he takes my blood pressure a few times while I'm there because it's always higher due to the white coat syndrome. All my routine tests are excellent so no problems there. I also get this way in other areas of my life. ... (2 replies)
... anxiety sufferers often have high BP and beta blocker meds help a lot white coat syndrome is also common, causing the BP to go sky high when seeing a doctor some anxiety sufferers worry about their BP and test it many times a day, which of course, makes it go even higher (3 replies)
... ariety of symptoms on and off over the years,and I'm currently dealing with the rapid pulse scare. I don't suffer from high blood pressure, but I do have "white coat syndrome" which is your blood pressure being high only when it's taken at the doctor's office. ... (7 replies)
... physical. I did an ekg, stress test, and echocardiograph and my heart turned out fine. Once you know that much, you know it's mental and probably panic disorder. White coat syndrome should only happen when you visit a doctor, but it seems you get anxious at other times as well which may mean it's something more. ... (2 replies)
... I'm the same way, I didn't have panic or anxiety problems any more but my blood pressure still goes up everytime I have to go to the Doctor. ... (9 replies)
... doctors know well that anxiety sufferers often give very high BP readings, its called white coat syndrome I expect doc will tell you if your beta blocker dose needs upping my BP was always very high, especially with a new doc, also I have a phobia about the cuff tightening on my arm which contributes (6 replies)

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