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Why does pulse rate increase with emotional duress?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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In brief: Pulse

One hypothesis is when breath rapidly it stimulates the baghdad nerves which stimulate the brain to produce more adrenaline which affects the blood vessels which increases pulse rate.
Another theory is hyperventilation causes more demand for oxygen which makes heart work faster.

In brief: Pulse

One hypothesis is when breath rapidly it stimulates the baghdad nerves which stimulate the brain to produce more adrenaline which affects the blood vessels which increases pulse rate.
Another theory is hyperventilation causes more demand for oxygen which makes heart work faster.
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