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foods that produce high epinephrine levels

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
DHEA-s: One common cause in females is PCOS (Polycystic ovarian syndrome).

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Adrenal gland: yes
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A 11-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Elevated epi and nor: You did mention any symptoms yet. There is a condition called pheochromocytoma (tumor of the adrenal gland) which he may have. Speak to his doc and si ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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ANS and HR: Yes, it certainly can. Do you have prolonged QT syndrome on ECG? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8269304 The high epinephrine in urine and fluctu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Pheochromocytoma: A pheochromocytoma is a growth in the area of the adrenal glands that causes hypertension, elevated catecholamine levels and palpitations. It is not a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Further testing: The 24 hr urine is a screening test, and if abnormal, may require more detailed blood testing, or even referral to an endocrinologist. This raises th ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
I don't: Know how and why you had Epinephrine levels drawn. They are very rarely indicated or evaluated because they're rarely a cause of medical problems. Or ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Means nothing: You should not draw any conclusion from it. Maybe 19 out of 20 people run a spot Epinephrine of 10 or above, but if you didn't, it's nothing at all.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Interesting question: In the "fight or flight" scenario, there is a definite increase. However, having a "high epinephrine" level is difficult to understand. There are inst ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
?: Like the 3 bears you want levels to be "just right". Beta blockers are the routine treatment.

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