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Feeling Faint Heart Racing Waking Up In Middle Of Night Chocking
Sudden shortness of breath which wakes me up in the sleep with hot chills and pounding heart beat.
Faintness is a description of the initial manifestations of a syncopal spell where one loses consciousness for a few seconds usually. This is often due to drop in blood pressure, provoked by a noxious stimulus, but can be seen in dehydration. Initial general malaise, light-headedness, dizziness, contraction and darkening of vision, responding to recumbent posture. ...Read more
Dizzy and off balanced during the day, at nighy, dizzy wake up every couple of minutes feeling anxious, dizzy, like I'm dyin heart isn't racing though?
Woke up with racing heartbeat, escalated to tightness in chest, panic, body shivers. Racing heartbeat at night happened a few times. Anxiety or ??
Medical Work Up 1st: 1st, see primary care doc 2 rule out any medical conditions causing your symptoms. If the doc calls this a panic attack (your brain is misinterpreting bodily sensations associated w fight-or-flight response), get referral 2 psychologist who is anxiety specialist & uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy + Exposure Therapy. Read: http://www.anxietybc.com/self-help/self-help-strategies-panic-disorder ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wake up 1-2 times every night about an hour after falling asleep with my heart racing 140 and feeling panicked. Ekg-echo-sleepstudy normal. Ideas?
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
Been very restless lately. Waking up at night hot, headache, shortness of breath, and feels like a needle being stuck in my chest. Why?
I sometimes wake up in the middle of the night, and develop racing heart palpitations with left arm tingling/numbness. Anxiety or cardiac issue? 25y/o
Palpitations: When your heartbeat feels unusual & rapid, we call that palpitations. If you have chest discomfort, shortness of breath, lightheadedness or fainting that's worrisome. Start by seeing an internal medicine or cardiology doctor; depending on what else turns up, some tests are in order. ...Read more
?sleep disorder: You are a bit young for true sleep apnea, but you could be experiencing nocturnal panic attacks, and either could make your other co-morbidities far worse. Have you had a traumatic event which triggered all of this?? Discuss possibility of overnight sleep study with your doctor. ...Read more
Dizzy spells, sternum pain, nausea, chest tight, tiredness, short of breath at times, wake up in night with choking sensation. Can it be gerd/reflux?
Yes: Most common cause is gastroesophageal reflux sometimes associated with esophagitis.Sometimes pain mimics heart attack. When gastric acid reaches the vocal folds, airways, and lungs, cause swelling of the passages which can lead to atypical asthma reactions. Such airway damage can affect breathing.Dysphagia is choking. Nausea and tightness of chest. See physician to rule out other causes of pain. ...Read more
Feeling of vibration in the chest palpatations forgetfullness dizzy anxious feeling that comes and goes?
Just suddenly woke up coughing and heart racing. Feeling heart pounding in neck! Hands shaky. It's so cold maybe that's why? Phlegm now in throat
Reflux?: U may have had nightmare? U may have had reflux which activated your awake system &U came out of deep sleep. The Heart pounding, was it fast? Good to have a watch nearby to meas rate. A hard beat can be from activ of symp nerv systom from reflux or dream. The phlegm in throat may have been reflux. Make sure not to lie down w/i 2 hours after a meal. Tell MD about it, if it happens again: Holter ...Read more
Last night woke up from sleep heart beating very fast I had pain there felt like I couldn't breathe at all . Heart attack? Left arm numb prior to bed
Suddenly woke up in the mid of nite, heartbeat high, felt dizzy, sweaty, out of breath and thirsty. What could be wrong?
At night, will get waken up in a "start", feeling of can't catch breathe, heart beats faster. Sometimes sweaty. Anxiety, panic, sleep apnea?
Chemical mattress?: Dr. Fowler's advice about sleep study is good. Also I see you have a history of allergies. I have seen similar symptoms result from exposure to off-gassed chemicals from memory foam mattresses. If that's what you're sleeping on, try sleeping on the couch for a week to see if symptoms remit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Faint, dizzy, tingling sensations, tightness in left arm and chest. Heart murmur picked up last night, acidic levels abnormal, extremely scared?
Experiencing episodes of pressing up & down feeling centre of chest, lasts 1-30 secs. Makes me cough sometimes and feel faint.Not anxious in episodes?
Sensation of fluttering and skipped heart beat on waking up after intense night of vivid dreams... Should be worried? Lasted about 2-3 seconds.
Don't worry: To play it safe, i would get an Anafranil (clomipramine) level to make sure it is not above the therapeutic range, and an ekg as a baseline and to rule prolonged qtc interval. Also, see you family doctor and see what he recommends re: your breathing difficulty and shortness of breath. Pulmonary function tests to rule out asthma may be helpful, and gerd should be ruled out as a cause for chest pain ; breathing d. ...Read more
Hi, my pulse is very weak. I've been suffering lately from orthostatic tachycardia and faintness and had heart tests done but the very weak pulse is new with more frequent chest and jaw discomfort.
Too compicated: This is not an issue to be addressed on the internet. You need a good cardiologist or an internist with good cardiovascular knowledge to see and manage you aggressively. Could not even begin to answer your question (if i knew what it was) without full records, exam and testing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When you have sex in standing position being adventurous and excited in the moment with your Partner ,heart racing all these times have had strange temp feeling nauseous feeling faint but did not.,could it be to do with breathing or high spike in BP?
You are 51.
No knowledge of the kind of shape you are in or what medications you are taking. You might not be in the shape to perform in certain positions.
These feelings could be related to your hear, your lungs, or both. ...Read more
Symptoms: break out into a cold sweat, hands start shaking, feeling of faintness, heart races. Out of theblue onset of symptons?
Check blood sugar: I would first have my blood glucose level checked, these signs are consistent with hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), but can also mean other things, but first thing's first. Next i would have a cardiac evaluation and this would include an examination of your thyroid function. You should see your primary care doctor soon. ...Read more
What is cause of warm, sometimes lactic acid burn in heart and inner chest associated with faintness and impending doom, feeling of dying?
If you have no: known chronic medical issues at your age what you describe could certainly be a "Panic" situation. However, before you assume that it would be wise to see your doctor and discuss this situation and the medical conditions it can mimic. One would not want to make the assumption that it is a panic attack without eliminating some serious medical disorders. ...Read more
Dizziness or faintness for 5 months. I get tingling sensation near scalp then lightheaded. I have hypertension and heart palps.
You need evaluation: You have been having faintness and dizziness for 5 months and lighthededness and history of high blood pressure and heart palpitation.You should be evalated for all these, your BP should be controlled, cause of your palpitation found and treated and investigations done for lightheadedness, faintness, and dizziness you should talk to your doctor and may need cardiac and neuro consult as well.So go. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is pain in the carotid artery a sign of heart failure with frequent PVC's, faintness, fast heart rate and bloating?
Carotid artery: disease in itself has no symptoms; it causes symptoms when blood flow to the brain is decreased because of it. Perhaps you are having neck pain, near the location of the carotid artery, but I would not interpret that as a sign of heart failure or cause of PVC's. Certainly frequent PVC's might be a sign of more serious dysrhythmia causing faintness/fast heart rate. You need to continue cardiac care ...Read more
Inside left ear swollen, dizziness, faintness, body gets flushed associated with this, like panic attk No fever, no highblood pressure, heart rate fin?
Dizziness: Knowing the patient age helps some. It could be from a labrythine disorder itself. In an older individual with other risk factors like diabetes, hypertension need to think of vertigo related to intracranial pathology like stroke, aneurysm etc. It may happen with anxiety also. A physical exam would help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dizziness (12 months) heart palpitations, faintness. Started day after gall bladder surgery. Thyroid normal, blood pressure low, diabetes neg.
Palpitations: Please call your surgeon today and report your symptoms! ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed with a heart murmur. I have been feeling faint lately. What kind of test should I take to get a better what kind of test should I take to get a better diagnosis
Maybe none: A murmur is not a diagnosis. It is a sound. It can be innocent and mean nothing, or be a sign of a disease process. The doctor who heard it should tell you one way or another if they are concerned it is a disease, they will refer you to a cardiologist or order an echocardiogram. An echo is only necessary if your doctor thinks you have a problem. Feeling faint can be a lot of things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Slight pressure pain in between shoulder blades high up. Is this from gerd? Any worries of heart BP pulse normal not feeling faint.
I lightly jogged from one side of the room to the other. When I sat down, I suddenly experienced palpitations, head pounding, and feeling faint. It wore off after a few seconds, and it scared me. I had to catch my breath. I don't have any diagnosed heart
Dizziness, intermittent blurred vision, foggy head, feeling faint, pounding heart rate, kind of out of it - what could this be?
Your symptoms are: characteristic of many different possible diagnoses. It will be impossible to accurately diagnose you over the internet. Seek an appointment with a health care professional for a thorough history physical exam and lab testing. ...Read more
How does anxiety cause brain fog, lightheaded feeling/faint feeling? Always assumed it was more of heart attack feeling. Dont have fast heart/breaths.
Possible & rule out: Anxiety certainly can cause lightheaded/faint feelings, but you also want to make sure there is not a physical explanation that has not been addressed. If you have not discussed your symptoms with your primary care doctor, I recommend you do that to make sure something isn't being ignored. In addition, pay attention to the situations in which these symptoms occur for clues to possible triggers. ...Read more
Heart palp feeling, nausea, sweaty palms and soles, jittery. Feeling warm all over, especially in face. Feeling faint like. BP 96/72 Pulse 96?
Red, raised rash on left side of neck. Right neck stiffness to shoulder blade. Feeling faint. Are these symptoms of concern? Heart rate 80. Temp 98.3.
Heart skips a beat can't breath for a second feeling faint for a split second and chest pain both sides at DIF times shiny dots in vision sometimes ..
Go to Dr: You need to see a Dr for a physical and evaluation ...Read more
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