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Doctor insights on: Bisoprolol For High Blood Pressure And Anxiety

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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In what ways are high blood pressure and anxiety related?

In what ways are high blood pressure and anxiety related?

Anxiety may lead to: Hypertension by constricting blood vessels near the surface of the body as part of the fight/flight response. If this emergency response is set off too often or stays on too long, blood pressure may become persistently elevated. Skin temperature biofeedback is an effective treatment. Check www. Bcia. Org & www. Aapb. Org for biofeedback professionals & more information.. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take propranolol while on 20mg of citalopram. My gp has put me on it due to high blood pressure and anxiety?

Is it ok to take propranolol while on 20mg of citalopram. My gp has put me on it due to high blood pressure and anxiety?

Moderate Interaction: There is a moderate interaction when taking citalopram and propranolol. The effects of Propranolol may be increased. A lower than normal dose of Propranolol may be indicated. Irregular heart beats, shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness or fainting could occur. One must work closely with their physician when using this combination of medications. ...Read more

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I have IBS and high blood pressure, and anxiety. What is the best way to overcome these ailments? I have been prescibed vailium.

I have IBS and high blood pressure, and anxiety. What is the best way to overcome these ailments? I have been prescibed vailium.

A few things: Ibs and blood pressure problems are diseases that need treatment in their own right. One didn't cause the other. Aniety makes both worse. I try to pick therapies that will benfit both. Biofeed back and anti anxiety meds can help both. A healthy low salt diet with execise, getting a good night sleep can also benfit both. If tolerated I would use beta-blockers to block anxiety on effects on both. ...Read more

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I get 3 or 4 hours of sleep maximum. I am on anxiety and high blood pressure drugs. My age is 24 y/o. What should I do?

I get 3 or 4 hours of sleep maximum. I am on anxiety and high blood pressure drugs. My age is 24 y/o. What should I do?

Inadequate Sleep for: Starters. Use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress. ...Read more

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High blood pressure can couse anxiety?

High blood pressure can couse anxiety?

The reverse.: Anxiety can cause your blood pressure to go high. Paxil (paroxetine) is an antidepressant that helps with anxiety and it can lower your blood pressure also. ...Read more

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Could anxiety be the cause of high blood pressure?

Could anxiety be the cause of high blood pressure?

Anxiety may: Contribute to high blood pressure - but isn't necessarily the only cause for it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high blood pressure or anxiety?

What to do if I have high blood pressure or anxiety?

Anxiety: Treat your underlying anxiety first to see it affects your blood pressure. Exercise, meditation, medications may end up controlling both ...Read more

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Does high blood pressure cause anxiety attacks?

Does high blood pressure cause anxiety attacks?

Hypertension anxiety: Typically no. However, anxiety can increase you blood pressure. Certain blood pressure medications can help relieve anxiety too. Look into a class of medications called beta blockers. ...Read more

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Is high blood pressure and fast pulse from anxiety dangerous?

Is high blood pressure and fast pulse from anxiety dangerous?

ReasonIsNot theIssue: High blood pressure is a behavior ; the more chronic, the more the rate of cardiovascular events ; decline in kidney function ↑es. It does not matter if people "think" they know the basis or not; same behavior. The impact of increased heart rates is less clear, though some (minority) "believe" we may have some unclear limit on available heart beats. Best strategy, . Confront the bases of the fears! ...Read more

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Can Lexapro (escitalopram) cause high blood pressure and if so is it a temp effect till anxiety gets under control?

Can Lexapro (escitalopram) cause high blood pressure and if so is it a temp effect till anxiety gets under control?

Lexapro (escitalopram): In premarketing studies, hypertension was reported as a possible cardiovascular effect with lexapro (escitalopram). The incidence was unspecified. They did not explain whether this was temporary or not, but it has not been a common side effect in postmarketing studies. Anxiety can increase your bp. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause high blood pressure?

High measurements: In a state of anxiety the pressure measurements can be elevated though this does not necessarily mean someone has high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is anxiety can cause high blood pressure?

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Anxiety: Mostly systolic (top BP reading), otherwise, check with your doctor for other medical causes of htn. ...Read more

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Anxiety, high blood pressure. Mental health care professionals please help.?

See you family doc: And if medically cleared, see a psychiatrist in your area! ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause high blood pressure or does high blood pressure cause anxiety?

Both: Both can cause both, buts its good medicne to exclude organic causes first before you blame your hypertension on anxiety. ...Read more

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Can diagnosed generalized social anxiety ever be related to a diagnosis of high blood pressure?

Can diagnosed generalized social anxiety ever be related to a diagnosis of high blood pressure?

GAD: Anxiety especially untreated can aggravate blood pressure. Some medications used to treat anxiety such as Effexor (venlafaxine) and Cymbalta can increase blood pressure. ...Read more

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I am 21, suffer from severe anxiety and in turn, usually have high blood pressure because of it. Is this related?

Might be: Anxiety can increase blood pressure but in someone so young, you should rule out other sources of high bp. See your doc. ...Read more

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Is St. Johns wort safe to take for mild anxiety? I have anxiety induced high blood pressure occasionally, will St. Johns make it worse?

No.: St John"s Wort is used for depression not for anxiety although anxiety may accompany depression. It is best to consult your doctor before using any OTC or even herbal medicine for your anxiety and depression because contrary to what some people think, OTC and herbal remedies can have severe side-effects. ...Read more

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Can I die from high blood pressure during anxiety attack when I check my blood pressure it alwys high I am thinking it will increase till 250 I die?

Can I die from high blood pressure during anxiety attack when I check my blood pressure it alwys high I am thinking it will increase till 250 I die?

Normal or pathologic: Generally anxiety comes with increase in BP/pulse and do not die. Anxiety in the human is like speed in the car. More important is what is your resting BP/pulse. Next time you have your MD take your data ask! ...Read more

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Do we feel fear in high blood pressure or also in anxiety I don't know I have anxiety or high BP I feel uneasy everytime?

Do we feel fear in high blood pressure or also in anxiety I don't know I have anxiety or high BP I feel uneasy everytime?

Fear: You are describing worry and fear, which are the main features of anxiety disorders. As there are many medical causes for this as well, start with your primary care doc. Then ask for a psychiatrist who can diagnose and treat the problem. ...Read more

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High blood pressure is related to anxiety but what about my depression?

High blood pressure is related to anxiety but what about my depression?

Related: Anxiety and depression are highly correlated. Over 50% of people with anxiety will get depressed later in their life. I don't believe that high blood pressure causes depression but some of the treatments can worsen depressive symptoms. Discuss with your md. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


Dr. Warren Foster
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. A systolic blood pressure (top number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. ...Read more