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White Coat Hypertension

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Hi, Dr. Deb It seems like every time I have to go into the doctor’s for my annual exam, I’m scared, and consequently it seems to make my blood pressure high.  Should I be concerned and what can I do to lower my blood pressure?  You are describing what is commonly known as “white coat […]

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Help! I’m Tired All the Time

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Q: Hi, Dr. Deb,  I seem to be tired all the time!  With kids, work, and after school activities…I’m exhausted.  I’m getting about 6 hours of sleep a night.  Is that enough? How many should my kids be getting? A:  Most adults need somewhere between six and eight hours of sleep per night in order […]