Is ‘White Coat Syndrome’ Dangerous?

If your blood pressure spikes to higher-than-normal levels when you go to your doctor’s office, that’s called “white coat syndrome.” While it was once thought to be harmless, newer studies suggest otherwise.

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How to Prevent a Second Stroke

Each year, nearly 200,000 strokes in the U.S. are a second (third, fourth) stroke. Your risk of a recurrent stroke is highest just after you’ve experienced your first stroke, but these steps can help you prevent another stroke.

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