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Occasional high BP stroke, high palpitation after having food, gastric problem, dizziness. Reason?

Hi, I m female, age 32 yrs, ht 5 ft 1 inch, weight 84 kgs, I am suffering from occasional high blood pressure strokes ranging from 150/95 to 170/100. I also feel high pulpitation spec after having food or any drink. Some times I also get gastric problems and I feel dizzy and my heart rate increases, I also feel scared of unknown fever. I got my blood tests, my tlc lvl is 13.6, serum AST is 31, LDH 369, platet count 315. Plz advise
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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what you describe with occasional high blood pressure pics, palpitations and abdominal pains are a classical presentation of a particular cause of hypertension which is called, a phaechromocytoma. This is a tumour of the adrenal gland that causes excessive secretions of hormones called catecholamines involved in hypertension. I would wish that this should e excluded before any other causes be sought. Urine levels of vanyl Mandelique acid and other blood hormones are usually measured. An abdominal CT scan is usually asked for in most cases.
Consult your cardiologist for a a proper evaluation.
Thanks and hope this helps,
Luchuo, MD/
Answered: Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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