September 24, 2018

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Spiking blood pressure at night.

Patient: What would cause tremors and spiking blood pressure at night? My normal BP is 120-130/70-80 at night it spikes to 140-170/90-105. I’m a 23 year old male.



Symptoms: High blood pressure And tremors



Doctor: Hello. Welcome to ask the doctor.Such symptoms may be due to the following reasons :1 ) Thyroid dysfunction2) Dru gs like salbutamol3) Anxiety4) pheochromocytomaYou will require following tests:1 ) Thyroid profile2) urinary catecholaminesI will advice you to visit your doctor so that he can examine you properly and can order tests for you.I hope it helps.Stay healthy.


Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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