A member asked:

I woke up with my heart rate at 162 bpm and i was perspiring a lot was it a panic attack?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Andrea Brand answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Maybe, but...: There are several possibilities. One is a cardiac arrhythmia. If you have chest pain, nausea and / or shortness of breath, or if the rapid beat persists, please go to the hospital emergency department. Your symptoms warrant further evaluation

Answered 6/4/2014



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