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lack of sleep heart palpitations

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
It is not clear.: Many things can cause heart palpitation. Are you taking too much caffeine? Are you takeing red bull or mountain dew? Depends on the type of inhaler th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, a ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Lack of sleep: Sleep deprivation can be a factor in causing irritability, anxiety, poor concentration, fatigue, etc.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure: I would need much more information. Is it when you lay down then i would think hiatal hernia. I am confused about the "while sleeping" unless you we ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Anxiety and panic attacks can cause all of these symptoms. However, it's still important to get an overall health evaluation from your physician to m ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Pierce
35 years experience Cardiology
Not usually: Caffeine can cause palpitations. Removing caffeine should stop racing hearts. Caffeine withdrawal may give a headache.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Stress: Life is full of stress. You have symptoms that are all attributable to stress. Relaxation techniques, transcendental mediation, yoga, self-hypnosis, s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Possible: But would look to rule out other causes like dehydration, anemia and hyperthyroidism first.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Actually I would: Anticipate the opposite.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamara Modilevsky
53 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: You have to be evaluated by your personal physician. You need physical examination and some tests to rule out possible heart and lung disease.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not yet: Would get to your primary doc and have this fully assessed, especially the fatigue and drowsiness, as possible sleep disorder may be the root cause. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It can. Sleep is important to ones health.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Very possible: Shortness of breath often is a manifestation of cardiac ischemia. Although chest pain is a well known sign of cardiac ischemia , shortness of breath n ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cerciello
52 years experience Pediatric Neurology
YES BUT UNLIKELY. : Check with pcp ask pcp to hyperventilate you and if not reproduce symptoms a search for other causes needed . Suggest metabolic work up . Including vi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Lack of sleep: Yes it can.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Restful sleep is important for healthy body. Lack of sleep causes many problems such as high bp. For eg people with sleep apnea wake up frequently at ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Gastritis is inflammation of the stomach lining. It should not cause difficulty breathing or extra heartbeats. Upper abdominal or chest discomfort ass ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Heart rhythm: You are describing a heart rhythm disorder that should be evaluated. Atrial fibrillation may be at cause except that you are a little too young.. Se ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Tachycardia: It could indicate stress, something with caffeine, illicit drugs, pharmaceutical agents, recent activity.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
Possibly...: They can depending upon what they are secreting.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Since you had echo done, i assume that you had ekg, and blood tests done as well.Yes it is possble that anxiety can cause the above symptoms, if your ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
OSA: Obstructive sleep apnea may explain your symptoms. See your physician & get evaluated.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Hahn
26 years experience Cardiology
need to see your doc: Are you still having problems with anorexia? Or have you just recently recovered? If so you should see your doctor for labs tests. You could be ane ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Not known: Most of the time we don't find a specific reason for the heart to be beating irregularly which i assume is the reason for your palpitations. Things su ... Read More
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