People with untreated “white robe” hypertension have a 36% higher risk of heart attack, stroke, other cardiovascular events.
The treatment of this syndrome does not necessarily require medication.
Losing weight, exercising, limiting salt, and not smoking can all help control blood pressure better, including “white robe” syndrome.
The specialist recommends that the person use a blood pressure monitor at home to ensure effective treatment.
Hypertension “white robe” (the syndrome of “white robe”) is the phenomenon in which a person suffers from hypertension or temporary hypertension when they are near a doctor, who usually wears a white blouse.
It may be related to anxiety about physical visits.