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Wednesday, April 14, 2010 djbnyc, Community Member, asks

Q: need to pass my dot physical

have a dot phyical tommorow i cant never pass the blood pressure test i can feel my pressure go up as soon as the cuff goes on i cant relax myself is there anything i can take or do to pass this test tommorrow

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
4/16/10 1:06pm

Hi Djbnyc,

 

I hope your physical went well yesterday and your blood pressure was within normal. For future reference, 24 hours is not enough time for diet and lifestyle changes to impact blood pressure. Also, here is a post on white coat hypertension you may want to review:


I've been told that I have white coat or office high blood pressure, is there anything I should do?

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

7 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

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By djbnyc, Community Member— Last Modified: 02/07/14, First Published: 04/14/10