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Wake in middle of might heart racing?

Wake in middle of might heart racing?

Palpitations: See your doctor! If you are having episodes of heart racing, and you are 55 yrs old with sleep apnea you may have cardiac arrhythmias. There is a higher incidence of arrhythmias in people with sleep apnea, and it could be serious if untreated. You should have your blood checked for your electrolytes and thyroid function, and tests of your heart including an ecg, echocardiogram, and holter monitor. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with my heart racing?

Why do I wake up with my heart racing?

LOTS of reasons: Tachycardia (fast heart beat) can be caused by stress, anemia, infection, fever, dehydration, medication, low blood sugar, hyperthyroidism and many many other causes. Some causes are problems with the heart, others cause your normal to beat too fast. Time to call your doctor and get checked out! ...Read more

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Heart racing, please tell me who to see?

Heart racing, please tell me who to see?

Family doc: See the doctor who probably knows you best. He will refr you to a cardiologist or endocrinologist if necessary. ...Read more

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What causes heart racing upon waking each morning?

What causes heart racing upon waking each morning?

Hypovolemia: Mosr common cause would be mild dehydration but if adequate does solve this issue please see your physician for a more in depth evaluation. ...Read more

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Can exercise have to get your heart racing to be good?

Can exercise have to get your heart racing to be good?

Exercise: Productive exercise causes the body to need more blood flow to the tissues to cause induction of increased exercise capacity. An increased heart rate during exercise indicates this is in play. In general if the exercise isn't enough to elevate heart rate, it isn't enough exercise. The heart rate target is usually 120 to 150 but higher rates are appropriate for some people. ...Read more

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I was awakened with my heart racing it lasted for at least 5 min. I've never been awakened by it before or had it last that long. Is this a major?

I was awakened with my heart racing it lasted for at least 5 min. I've never been awakened by it before or had it last that long. Is this a major?

Bad dreams: Sometimes you will have a bad dream that will result in your going into the "fight or flight" response, which then awakens you. Of course, you don't remember dreaming, or remember the dream.
I agree with doctor hazlett that a cardiac workup is a good idea, but if it show that you are healthy and this does not happen often, great.
If it happens too often (your decision), see a therapist. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like my heart racing, but its not actually fast? It's around 80bpm and regular, but strong. Only last for 30mins. Cardio test fine.

Why do I feel like my heart racing, but its not actually fast? It's around 80bpm and regular, but strong. Only last for 30mins. Cardio test fine.

Arrythmia: Even though you are counting the heart rate at 80 the rate may be fluctuating --this is called an arrythmia--you may need a monitor to check for an arrythmia ...Read more

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Why do I wake up nightly in panic and heart racing?

Why do I wake up nightly in panic and heart racing?

This merits medical: Assessment. There can be a number of reasons for waking up feeling panicky such as sleep apnea, post traumatic stress
disorder or panic disorder. If this is a common / chronic concurrence a sleep medicine consultation and sleep study are likely indicated. ...Read more

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What to do about headache & heart racing when I wake up?

What to do about headache & heart racing when I wake up?

See your PCP: A headache that is mostly in the morning may be caused by sleep apnea, bruxism, anxiety or depression. In the early morning hours (between 3 and 8 a.m.) our body has its lowest levels of endorphins so most primary headaches may present. See your PCP for consultation, tests and possible referral to a headache specialist. ...Read more

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What could cause a headache & heart racing when I wake up?

What could cause a headache & heart racing when I wake up?

Stay hydrated: Most of these complaints are due to normal reaction of the body with position adjustment after a prolonged period of rest. However, early morning headache may indicate elevated blood pressure. You need to be evaluated. Also, stay hydrated-headaches are often a symptom of dehydration that happens even in colder climate due to dry air. ...Read more

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Why is my heart racing and I have pains in the side of my chest where heart is?

Why is my heart racing and I have pains in the side of my chest where heart is?

Rapid heart rate: If your heart racing and have chest pain you need to go to the er. It could be svt, a fib or flutter. ...Read more

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Help please, my doctors prescribing me heart racing medications. What are the bad effects?

Help please, my doctors prescribing me heart racing medications. What are the bad effects?

Depends on: The medicine. But hopefully you won't have any. Usually these drugs are monitored periodically by your blood tone sure everything is ok. If your heart goes too fast too long it can cause a heart attack so the medicine is really needed. Never stop a med without talking to your doc. ...Read more

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On a night whilst resting I get fast rapid heart racing and only seems to be at his worst at night time. Why could this be!?

On a night whilst resting I get fast rapid heart racing and only seems to be at his worst at night time. Why could this be!?

Could be PAF: Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (paf) is seen in some young persons, especially athletes, after alcohol consumption. It typically occurs late in the evening, at rest or during sleep, but not with exertion. If it fits this pattern, it's called "vagal atrial fibrillation" because it's due to increased activity of the vagus nerve. It is quite benign and usually self terminating. U need a heart monitor. ...Read more

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I woke up with my heart racing and numbness in my left side. I have never felt such a thing, no other symptoms and now feel ok. What to do?

I woke up with my heart racing and numbness in my left side. I have never felt such a thing, no other symptoms and now feel ok. What to do?

Arrhythmia: You may have a supraventricular arrhythmia or rapid heart rhythm coming from the upper portion of the heart. You probably should be evaluated to exclude structural heart disease, thyroid disease of abnormal blood chemistries. Then if the rhythm abnormality is found it can be often treated with medications. If problems become very frequent or severe the disturbance might be curable with radiowaves. ...Read more

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What is it when u have a heart racing and dizziness?

What is it when u have a heart racing and dizziness?

Need more info: Possibly your body is not tolerating the increase in hr. May be you are dehydrated? Maybe you have an electrical heart problem causing arrhythmias; metabolic unbalance like diabetes or electrolytes unbalance like drop on potassium or magnesium. See a physician soon. ...Read more

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Heart racing after novicane shot at dentist, should I be concerned?

Heart racing after novicane shot at dentist, should I be concerned?

First time?: Are you taking high blood pressure medication? Sometimes the Epinephrine in the anesthetic will result in this response, and will pass in a few minutes. Let your dentist know about the reaction, and see if an anesthetic without Epinephrine is right for you from now on. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with my heart racing after hot dream?

Why do I wake up with my heart racing after hot dream?

Probably 'begnin': The electrical system of the heart sends regular pulses to the heart muscle to signal it to contract. Many things can disturb this natural rhythm eg electrolyte abnormalities (low potassium or magnesium), excessive stimulants eg caffeine, alcohol, nasal decongestants, certain asociated conditions such as mvp (mitral valve prolapse), anxiety, hormonal fluctuations, dreams etc. ...Read more

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