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Take your BP machine with you to your next visit, and check your BP just before or after the nurse does, to see if it's calibrated correctly.

"White coat" hypertension is common, but alot of doctors are getting demerits from HMOs for patients with elevated BP in the office.

Try increasing exercise.
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