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Can anxiety disorder increase a person's normal blood pressure?

Can anxiety disorder or panic attacks increase a person's normal blood pressure? Can anxiety disorder or panic attacks increase a person's normal blood pressure?
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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Yes; it will increase adrenaline in your blood , resulting in increased cardiac heart rate and pulse rate too, including perspiration. Since adrenaline is a strong vasoconstrictor, it will increase in BP and can be a source of angina, myocardial infarction and even cardiac arrest.
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