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A 18-year-old male asked:

High blood pressure fluctuations probably cos of panic attacks/anxiety.even go as high as 200/120. could those cause strokes heartattack even tho im18?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
High blood pressure: It MAY be the other way around. Panic attacks raise blood pressure. Please see your doctor so he/she can monitor your BP. See a mental health professional to help you learn strategies to deal w/panic. See www.relaxationresponse.org for some self-help too. Peace and good health.
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