A 38-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

tachycardia only an hour after sleep. ep said it is reentry tach or pots. i am wondering if it is my adrenals. what labs do i need to ask for? thanks

1 doctor answer
Dr. Bishnu Subedi
14 years experience Internal Medicine
?Adrenal deficiency: Your doctor will know this answer. If you are worried about checking adrenal insufficiency, tests like random cortisol, AM cortisol or 24 hour cortisol can be ordered. Urine or serum metanephrines are initial tests for phaeochromocytoma.
Answered on Sep 17, 2015
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
See doc 4 checkup: Could b anxiety but need work up to determine source of symptoms.
1
1 thank
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Ritalin (methylphenidate): Maybe a slow release methylphenidate could be of use to you. Finding the right dose can be frustrating. Avoid caffeine at all costs! this can cau ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
HR: I presume you mean Heart Rate. If so, 180 is very high and needs attention as soon as possible. If I misread your question please let me know.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
You may have some: form of autonomic dysfunction (dysautonomia) not necessarily POTS. A head upright tilt table test would help to differentiate your diagnosis. An evalu ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month