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Why is the heart beat rate high in a ptient who is diabetic and has high blood pressure ?

My brother is 32 and weigh about 330 6 1 and is a diabetic and have high blood pressure . Recently he mentioned that he have increased heartrate when he drive on the highway. He have had a anxiety attack before from being upset. He said he actually had to pull over. Last time he drove on the highway.
Asked On : Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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Firstly he is obese by BMI 43. He is in high risk for heart problems apart from the Diabetes he has. Do get an ECG done. He needs to cut down his weight by daily exercise and proper balanced diet rich in fresh fruits and green vegetables. Avoid the junk food like colas, chips, fried food, alcohol, smoking. All these have a very bad effect on the heart and can cause palpitations of the heart. Regarding Anxiety issues, he needs to visit the Psychiatrist who will give proper treatment for this condition.
Answered: Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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