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How does stress lead to hypertension?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unknown

Although stress may lead to the release of some hormones that may cause elevation of blood pressure like adrenaline.
The exact link has not been proven and the definition of stress most of the time is relatively subjective and not well measured.

In brief: Unknown

Although stress may lead to the release of some hormones that may cause elevation of blood pressure like adrenaline.
The exact link has not been proven and the definition of stress most of the time is relatively subjective and not well measured.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. Robert Stewart
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Stress 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..

In brief: Stress 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..
Dr. Robert Stewart
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