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Good afternoon all. I'm 25 yo, had always been healthy, thin and do not have BP cases in my family.
Long story short: for the last 2 years I've been feeling like total CRAP.
I have visited several different doctors and no one could diagnose me until now
Main symptoms: headache, weight gain (+- 25kg/ 55 lbs), nausea, high blood pressure (max 170/120), tachychardia (from 80 to 130bpm), fatique and general tiredness.
I've been submitted to a thousand different tests, including blood, CTs, MRIs, BP monitoring, etc, etc, etc. After many doctors and many tests, one test came up too high: Plasma Aldosterone 35 ng/dl (normal until 31). When repeated, it was 47.5 ng/dl. Renin was tested to calculate ratio (Renin: 0,90 ng/ml/h - Ratio: 52.7). My doctor said I probably had an adrenal mass, and this would explain many things such as high BP. I started researching and learn quite a bit about hyperaldosteronism.
So recently I had a CT scan which came back clear, apart from micronodules in my liver (all smaller than 5mm and a 2cm mass in my ovary). Adrenal glands clear. Came back to the doctor, and when I asked what else could cause this hormone to be higher she said: NOTHING, only an adrenal mass. Imagine my disappointment in, again, not knowing what I have. Meanwhile, I have headaches every day, I can't lose a single pound and I only keep gaining weight even though my diet decreased in calories substantially - I have no appetite for most of the time.
I'm done with visiting doctors! First neuro for headache, then cardio for BP, then endocrinologists meanwhile I just sink in symptoms. I'm done having tests, I'm done going doctor after doctor. I just want to live my life feeling GOOD. How I feel is really impacting in my everyday life: I can't function, my work productivity is decreasing, I just want to stay in bed.
I BEG, please, if someone has been through something like this or even if someone has experience in this field, PLEASE HELP ME. I don't know what to do anymore.
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