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How common is primary hypertension and elevated heart rate in a fit 17yr old boy? Is it more common to be hypertension due to a secondary cause?

GOOD THINKING! Good thinking! definitely consider increased thyroid hormone levels, as well as cardiac and renal causes. Thyroid profile, blood chemistry, ekg; if abnormal – echocardiogram. Your family physician will do it all. Read more...

Can anxiety cause faster heart rate? I feel like my adrenaline is up (fight or flight). My pulse feels a little fast too... Kind of nervous?

Yes. Anxiety states can accelerate the heart rate(which you feel when taking your pulse). However if the heart rate exceeds 100 per minute then i would get checked for other causes of rapid heart rates such as overactive thyroid, fever, anemia, caffeine excess, etc. Read more...

I have pots and sometimes when I experience a fast heart rate, I get an instant intense buzzing all over even if I keep my breathing very slow. Due to fast hr, adrenaline, or a different cause?

Check out these. Links. I presume your dr has checked u for thyroid disorder and arrythmias. Take care and god bless u! http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/postural_tachycardia_syndrome/postural_tachycardia_syndrome.Htm. Read more...
Possibly related. Patients with postural tachycardia syndrome (pots) report dizziness, lightheadedness, weakness, blurred vision, and fatigue upon standing. Read more...

What can cause rapid heart rate (up to 174 bpm), severe headache, rapid breathing, adrenaline rush to occur multiple times a night every night.

See your Doctor. All these symptoms are a warning that are telling you to be seen, when we lie down fluid changes in our system can trigger underlying heart disease and trigger some of your symptoms, and could also be an endocrine (gland and hormone) problem, so please get to your Doctor and get this evaluated right away! Read more...