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Old 07-19-2001, 08:24 AM   #1
Dan K
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White Coat??

Does anyone have any advice on staying relaxed during PCP office visits? The more I try to relax the harder it gets and of course my BP readings are high. At home, they are not nearly as high. I have borderline HBP. Please advise. DK

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Old 07-19-2001, 04:33 PM   #2
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Re: White Coat??

I have the same problem. You need to find a Dr. that you can be comfortable with. Let them know your problem and a good Dr. will do their best to put you at ease. My Dr. doesn't even count my first reading. She talks to me in such a calming way, cracks stupid jokes and does everthing she can to relax me, then she takes a reading herself. My reading usually drops by 20 points or more. Remember, Drs. are people, not gods.
Good luck! And try to smile and laugh more.

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