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Hello I was asked this question today by my 18 year old  daughter and I did not have an answer for her so I was wondering if anyone may know it....she asked... when someone is having a heart attack does that mean that their blood pressure is up to? I do not know if your blood pressure rises when you have a heart attack all the time Does anyone know..Thanks for any help
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Yes your blood pressure rises due to the pain.
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Initially, your pressure can rise from the pain, but then it may fall from inefficient pumping of the heart.
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I am no Doctor, and am just guessing along logical thoughts, but when you have a hear attack, your heart generally stops beating (thats why you die) and when your heart stops pumping then you have no blood pressure. Therefore I assume that your blood pressure drops during an attack.  But good question, anyone know for a fact?
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Christie is right about the blood pressure but the heart doesn't necessarily stop beating during a heart attack.
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