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How does anxiety cause a heart murmur?

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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: Faster blood flow

Anxiety can increase heart rate.
That sometimes produces a benign "flow murmur". It's not significant, but new murmurs need to be checked out -- and perhaps even more importantly, anxiety needs to be assessed and effectively managed.

In brief: Faster blood flow

Anxiety can increase heart rate.
That sometimes produces a benign "flow murmur". It's not significant, but new murmurs need to be checked out -- and perhaps even more importantly, anxiety needs to be assessed and effectively managed.
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