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Can adrenal hypo function affect the heart rate?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Symptoms of adrenal insufficiency include hypoglycemia, dehydration, weight loss, and disorientation.
Symptoms may also include weakness, tiredness, dizziness, low blood pressure that falls further when standing (orthostatic hypotension), cardiovascular collapse (failure), muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc... Heart rate can increase if there is dehydration or low blood pressure.

In brief: Yes

Symptoms of adrenal insufficiency include hypoglycemia, dehydration, weight loss, and disorientation.
Symptoms may also include weakness, tiredness, dizziness, low blood pressure that falls further when standing (orthostatic hypotension), cardiovascular collapse (failure), muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc... Heart rate can increase if there is dehydration or low blood pressure.
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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

Adrenal insufficiency can result in orthostasis and hypotension, with a compensatory rise in heart rate (particularly on standing).

In brief: Yes

Adrenal insufficiency can result in orthostasis and hypotension, with a compensatory rise in heart rate (particularly on standing).
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