Psychic or physical stress
. Palpitations, sweating, etc. A rare condition is pheochromocytoma
, where your adrenal puts out too much adrenaline constantly. Hypertension, often with "spells" of flushing, sweats, palpitations. Stroke
or heart attack
can occur. Urine
and/or blood tests are needed. Beware: adrenals often have benign, incidental lumps.