Do you think I should be concerned about my blood pressure being high during panic attack?

BP. How high?. Is the elevation in the systolic (top) reading or the bottom (diastolic). Any other symptoms?. If the bottom reading is high & persists after the attack subsides, consult your pcp.

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Can you answer, is high blood pressure and constant panic attacks the same diagnosis?

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High blood pressure fluctuations probably cos of panic attacks/anxiety. Even go as high as 200/120. Could those cause strokes heartattack even tho Im18?

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When I have a panic attack my blood pressure goes up to 170/100. This lasts for about 30 min then goes dien to normal. Could this be dangerous?

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