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Could having aniety attacks raise the blood pressure and heart rate? If so, how long does anxiety symptoms last?

BP ; Heart Rate. Yes, anxiety attacks raise BP and heart rate. Such attacks are self-limiting, with the most intense symptoms resolving in minutes and the aftermath in an hour or two. It leaves folks fearful of another one happening. A good psychologist can help you mange them and many people do very well indeed. Peace and good health in our stressful world. Read more...

Can biotin raise your blood pressure or heart rate?

No. The nih does not report any effect on hr or pulse. For more info, see: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/313.Html. Read more...

Heart of my husband always slow rate puls 53 after he got hreat attacked year ago he feel not good, blood pressure is ok. So how to raise heart rate?

Maintain HR. BP normal, great. A heart rate in the 50's is often normal and may be his baseline. After a heart attack, must continue f/u and with a specific regimen including a medication class called a B-blocker. This has been shown to reduce mortality after heart attack, will also lower HR. No recommendation to increase HR. If not feeling well, should f/u with doc, possibly adjust meds, recheck heart etc. Read more...
? need to raise rate. Depending on location in heart of his heart attack, we sometimes see lower heart rates. Also beta-blockers that are commonly used after heart attacks to "protect" heart muscle in the event of another heart attack can lower the heart rate. Is he on a beta-blocker? It is not safe to try to raise the heart rate artificially. He should have his thyroid functioned checked too. Read more...
How is he feeling? Following a heart attack, standard treatment is to lower the heart rate and 50-60 would be a reasonable target. In fact, your husband may be on a medication (beta blocker) to slow his heart rate. However, you suggest he is not feeling well. What exactly is bothering him? The problem may not be his heart rate but some other issue that you and your husband should investigate with his doctor. Read more...

Besides being on a beta blocker, is there a way to control random adrenaline surges which raise heart rate and blood pressure?

Look for cause. Beta blockers are very effective in controlling excess adrenergic activity. If they are not effective, perhaps the underlying cause should be thoroughly investigated. Excess anxiety can sometimes cause this as can tumors of the adrenal medulla. Consult your primary care or an endocrinologist for advice. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! Read more...