U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Midlothian, IL
A 25-year-old male asked:

Does stress and anxiety cause high blood pressure and heart issues? or does it only cause issues if u have a pre existing condition?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Both: Stress can cause many physical symptoms. But before you can say that you must be sure medically all is fine
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Feb 3, 2016


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.