Dr. Jonathan Sackier and Gary Crump answer your medical aviation questions.
2016, 11 29
Many people have what is referred to as “white coat hypertension.” They have normal blood pressures except when in the doctor’s exam room. In this case, the AME will usually continue the exam or let you sit or lay quietly for a few minutes to give you a chance to settle down. Often, your pressure will come down low enough to allow office certification.
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