All posts tagged high blood pressure

She Failed Her DOT Physical Exam

Yes, it does happen. Occasionally we get a driver who is unable to pass the DOT required physical exam. I recently had a woman driver come in for her DOT medical card and she failed her examination with flying colors. Her blood pressure was 190 over 120.  Yet she had no symptoms of high blood […]

DOT Physical: White Coat Syndrome Causes High Blood Pressure

Anxiety Induced High Blood Pressure White Coat Syndrome! There are those who say it doesn’t exist and then there’s the reality. For some people just the thought of setting foot in a doctor’s office feels like walking into a lion’s den. For a commercial driver whose livelihood depends on getting their medical card, their anxiety […]