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Is rapid heart rate and low blood pressure with the shakes a sign of adrenal insufficiency?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It can be

However, it can be a cause of literally hundreds of other things, including anything that is causing dehydration.
When we dont have enough liquid on board, the heart speeds up, blood pressure goes down and the body makes lots of adrenaline to counteract this, causing shakes and anxiety. Adrenal insufficiency can also do this. First thing, get hydrated! second - call your doctor.

In brief: It can be

However, it can be a cause of literally hundreds of other things, including anything that is causing dehydration.
When we dont have enough liquid on board, the heart speeds up, blood pressure goes down and the body makes lots of adrenaline to counteract this, causing shakes and anxiety. Adrenal insufficiency can also do this. First thing, get hydrated! second - call your doctor.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Not a specific group of symptoms for insufficiency.

In brief: No

Not a specific group of symptoms for insufficiency.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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