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A 20-year-old female asked about a male:

15 year old brother today has very high blood pressure 150 or 160 in the morning, and fast hear beat, what is the cause? he slept and it has gone

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Dr. Gloria l Ciccone
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Caffeine effects: Wayne there is a strong correlation between ingestion of caffeine containing beverages and hypertension. Energy drinks such as red bull, etc can cause a young person to have a fast heart beat, anxiety, restlessness, irregular heart sounds with palpitacions, headaches, etc. Is your brother taking medications prescribed for headaches?, is he smoking or drinking alcohol? He should see his doctor soon
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