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Port Charlotte, FL
A 49-year-old female asked:

Besides being on a beta blocker, is there a way to control random adrenaline surges which raise heart rate and blood pressure?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ajay Acharya
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
Depends..: If you have pheochromocytoma.......you need different treatment...even surgery....need further check up.
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Look for cause.: Beta blockers are very effective in controlling excess adrenergic activity. If they are not effective, perhaps the underlying cause should be thoroughly investigated. Excess anxiety can sometimes cause this as can tumors of the adrenal medulla. Consult your primary care or an endocrinologist for advice. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
Last updated May 3, 2015


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