A member asked:

Can lack of sleep/anxiety cause a rapid heart rate and 'lighthead?' i have been awake all night with palpitations/head zaps as i try to fall asleep.

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Alan Ali answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Sleep deprivation can be a factor in causing irritability, anxiety, poor concentration, fatigue, etc.

Answered Jul 20, 2021

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Dr. Shah Nawaz answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Yes anxiety can cause headache also not sleeping can cause headache also check your blood pressure.

Answered Nov 4, 2014

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