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I have been experiencing (+ months) the following symptoms:

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Hi. I have been experiencing (for 6+ months) the following symptoms:
a tingling sensation in my head
heaviness in my forehead and top of my head
internal body heat in my head and hands AND heart/chest pain simultaneously
extreme dizziness (like I'm going to black out) any time I stand up
lack of energy and motivation
I have been searching for an answer and am very disheartened. Can you help me?
JD from TX
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 1 year ago.

Hello

A spot test for high cortisol is not an accurate assessment.

You need a 24 hour urine collection for free cortisol.

If this is high, you have an adrenal problem or possibly a pituitary problem.

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Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 1 year ago.

Of course, I am assuming heart problems and thyroid problems have been ruled out.

OK, so that is an initial answer….

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