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Can anxiety cause faster heart rate? I feel like my adrenaline is up (fight or flight). My pulse feels a little fast too... Kind of nervous?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Anxiety states can accelerate the heart rate(which you feel when taking your pulse).
However if the heart rate exceeds 100 per minute then i would get checked for other causes of rapid heart rates such as overactive thyroid, fever, anemia, caffeine excess, etc.

In brief: Yes

Anxiety states can accelerate the heart rate(which you feel when taking your pulse).
However if the heart rate exceeds 100 per minute then i would get checked for other causes of rapid heart rates such as overactive thyroid, fever, anemia, caffeine excess, etc.
Dr. Donald Colantino
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Dr. Robin Johnson
Clinical Psychology

In brief: For sure

What you described are some of the physiologically criteria of anxiety as well as panic attacks, .

In brief: For sure

What you described are some of the physiologically criteria of anxiety as well as panic attacks, .
Dr. Robin Johnson
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