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Why would blood pressure, pulse and respiratory rate increased during a severe asthma attack?

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Dr. James Fox
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Low oxygen & stress

The respiratory rate increases due to low oxygen in the blood.
The increase in pulse and BP are the body's response to stress.

In brief: Low oxygen & stress

The respiratory rate increases due to low oxygen in the blood.
The increase in pulse and BP are the body's response to stress.
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox
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Dr. Michael Sanders
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: See below

respiratory rate increase due to not being able to breath well Pulse goes up due to not being able to breath well, possible low oxygen, anxiety blood pressure goes up likely from anxiety from the stress of not being able to breath well

In brief: See below

respiratory rate increase due to not being able to breath well Pulse goes up due to not being able to breath well, possible low oxygen, anxiety blood pressure goes up likely from anxiety from the stress of not being able to breath well
Dr. Michael Sanders
Dr. Michael Sanders
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