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Lately I've noticed if I get angry even a little I feel like

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Lately I've noticed if I get angry even a little I feel like I can't breathe. My heart beats fast and I am so short of breath. Any ideas besides don't get angry?
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Do you have any past illness with heart?
Do you take any medicine?
How is your blood pressure?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I have high blood pressure, which I take medication for, My heart beats irregularly sometimes, which my doctor doesn't think is a problem. There have been heart problems in my family history..

Thank you for the information,
Anger, anxiety, stress can increase heart rate.
But if you get little angry, it is unusual to have shortness of breath.
In case of any underlying heart condition, a little increase in heart rate can have severe effect.
This can lead to more increase in rate & shortness of breath.
I would advise to get an examination by doctor again.
Blood pressure needs to be checked.
Repeat echocardiography, EKG etc. can be taken to assess the condition of the heart.
I hope this information helps.
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