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Are the blood pressure spikes associated with panic attacks dangerous? Normal blood pressure usually low

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Dr. Jonathan Shedler
Clinical Psychology

In brief: No immediate risk

They are not dangerous in themselves and there is no immediate cause for worry.
On the other hand, living with chronic anxiety over many years will take a toll, physically and emotionally. See a mental health professional and get treatment. Panic attacks reflect underlying emotional issues. Psychotherapy will help you understand and overcome them. Get some help- you don't have to live with anxiety.

In brief: No immediate risk

They are not dangerous in themselves and there is no immediate cause for worry.
On the other hand, living with chronic anxiety over many years will take a toll, physically and emotionally. See a mental health professional and get treatment. Panic attacks reflect underlying emotional issues. Psychotherapy will help you understand and overcome them. Get some help- you don't have to live with anxiety.
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