A member asked:

High heart rate when i wake up from sleep around 90 bpm, feeling anxious and nervous, normalises during rest of the day, previous ecg and echo normal.

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Dr. Marsha Wheatley answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Medical vs. psych.?: After ruling out physical illness, consider psychiatric illnesses that interrupt sleep. Night terrors, unlike nightmares, leave no memory trace. PTSD and other anxiety based illnesses can also impact sleep. Also, consider medications and substances.

Answered 1/29/2018



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