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Elevated Heart Rate When Sick

Patient: Good afternoon. Does being sick with flu, sinus infection, etc. cause your heart rate to elevate? How about blood pressure? I suffer from GAD so if my HR or BP goes above certain numbers I tend to panic.

 

 

Symptoms: Sinus pressure, coughing, sneezing, low grade fever, lower back sore,

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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