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Elevated levels of adrenaline - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions

User :   hi there my doctor told me i have elevated adrenaline also acth and cortisol levels what could cause this
User :   i know the adrenaline level was 184 which was 100 over the regular limit
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
User :   do you have any ideas what could cause these things to be elevated
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes i do
User :   what would that be
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   stress?
User :   19/m/us/single/6 ft/135lbs
Doctor :   so u would like to know about the reason for elevated adrenaline levels isit
User :   yes and acth and cortisol was elevated also
User :   is it a good chance its just stress
Doctor :   why was the hormonal profile suggested
Doctor :   depression can be cause
User :   symptoms i was having at the time
User :   just depression is only thing?
Doctor :   cushings syndrome
Doctor :   what u would like to know , please specify
Doctor :   tell me what ur symptoms are
Doctor :   i will assess ur medical problem
User :   my symptoms went away
User :   but i was having high blood pressure, breathing problems, tachycardia, sweating
Doctor :   ok
User :   i passed out do to low sugar level
Doctor :   ok
User :   i also have nodules on my thyroid if this could be connected

Doctor :   yes it could
Doctor :   be
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