Home > Hypertension > White Coat Hypertension Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Mar 11, 2011 by Jimenez, Views: 970 White Coat Hypertension is the phenomenon that occurs when a patient measures their blood pressure at home and finds that the blood pressure is normal, but at the doctors office the blood pressure is found to be high. White coat hypertension is partly secondary to anxiety. Ambulatory blood pressure monitering can assess BP at home. An EKG-electrocardiogram, or an echocardiogram-an ultrasound of the heart may also be helpful.