Monthly Archives: March 2012


The combination of episodic headache, sweating, and palpitations is highly suggestive of phaeochromocytoma – any of these symptoms can also occur in isolation. Other symptoms include hypertension (80 – 90% of cases), pallor (40%), and anxiety or panic (35%). Note … Continue reading

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BMJ 2012 3rd March

Interesting study looking at how the different patterns of severity of menopausal symptoms in the three years before menopause relate to patterns of severity in the three years after.  Mild stable symptoms during the pre-menopausal years tend to stay mild … Continue reading

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