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Can getting upset about something cause tachycardia?

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Dr. Edmund Cavazos
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: YES!!

Of course it can.
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In brief: YES!!

Of course it can.
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Dr. Edmund Cavazos
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Stress, anger, etc.
, starts the body's sympathetic nervous system response. This includes release of adrenaline, higher heart rate, faster breathing, elevation of bp. Some people get arrhythmia when stressed. Breathe deep and relax and things should go back to normal.

In brief: Yes

Stress, anger, etc.
, starts the body's sympathetic nervous system response. This includes release of adrenaline, higher heart rate, faster breathing, elevation of bp. Some people get arrhythmia when stressed. Breathe deep and relax and things should go back to normal.
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: A Racing Heart

One's emotions often manifest as physical symptoms.
This is known as a psychosomatic response. When you are upset or angry your body can initiate a "flight or fright" response during which time you experience tachycardia or rapid heart rate. As you resolve your reason for being upset your heart rate returns to normal.

In brief: A Racing Heart

One's emotions often manifest as physical symptoms.
This is known as a psychosomatic response. When you are upset or angry your body can initiate a "flight or fright" response during which time you experience tachycardia or rapid heart rate. As you resolve your reason for being upset your heart rate returns to normal.
Dr. Robert Woods
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