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Any ideas would be helpful...

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  • Posted By: closetogivingup
  • June 14, 2009
  • 02:02 AM

I'm just going to give a list of symptoms and a little background

History of kidney problems that were corrected with surgery after 11 years of symptoms (stones, kidney wasn't draining..)

Hypertension... only sometimes. Seems to happen the week after my period. Usual bp is 100/68 or lower (i've had 86/54 before). Goes up to 128/95- 147/105 sometimes higher for 2-4 days then goes back to normal

During this time I have tachycardia, anxiety, fatigue (everything makes me tired walking talking eating etc.) feeling like I can't breathe, and extreme thirst... I might not drink more during this time but urination increases and well as frequency in bowel movements. Also I've developed acne. I never had acne before. My periods have become irregular (26days- 35days) they were never irregular before.

I have a salt-sensitivity now. Eating salty food, or eating a lot of food causes tachycardia, anxiety and fatigue.

Oh, and I have raynaud's now.

All these symptoms have started within the past three years.

They tested for Lupus, hyperthyroidism, adrenal glad tumor -all negative

These symptoms must mean something to someone. I'm just hoping someone out there knows the answer, since no one I've met has.
This is destroying me. I'm afraid of having an attack when I go out of town, or when I'm at work. It is very scary. I've been to the ER several times. All I can do for the days that it is happening is sit and watch t.v when I get up to go to the bathroom I feel like I've ran a mile. My bp goes way up and so does my pulse. I cannot live this way. I can't take time off of work for this.

By the way, I'm 24 5'5 and 109lbs

If anyone wants give me some ideas to talk to my dr. about that would be great.

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