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Heart Palpitations Wake Me Up As I Fall Asleep
I have problem sleeping. Feel i won't wake up. As i get to sleep i wake up in jolts like stopped breathing. Scary wake up in panic. Wat can cause this?
Insomnia: You are probably affected by some unresolved aspect in your life. Try to confide in someone close to you who can help you explore what is underlying your anxiety. If sleep difficulties continue consult a mental health professional who can help you understand your distress and develop strategies to help you sleep soundly. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Palpitations is the symptom, not the diagnosis. They are the 'abnormal awareness of the beating heart'. This can include the heart going to fast, too slow, too hard, irregularly, skipping a beat. The causes are varied eg electrical problems (both sinister and not sinister), extra beats (mostly harmless), anxiety, thyroid problem. If persistent or worrying then get checked for ...Read more
It's so hard to fall asleep. Sometimes i wake up with body jolts. I wake up a lot threw the night. Takes forever to fall asleep. Morning i'm exhausted?
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 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?
Whenever I'm about to fall asleep, I wake up gasping feeling as though my breathing has stopped. Eliminated anxiety and sleep apnea. Anything else?
Tachycardia/ sleep: How fast?? There is always variation in rate . When we sleep there is more autonomic tone effects with increase in sympathetic tone in REM sleep. Most are benign but may consider EKG or holter, echo including mitral valve prolapse ) and check for sleep apnea. Caffeine, alcohol,anxiety also promote tachycardias. f/u w/doc ...Read more
I have sleep apnea, large tonsils, gerd. Everytime i fall asleep after a few sec, i wake up with heart pounding and making me panic. Is it anxiety?
Sympathetic action: During sleep, our autonomic nervous system is functioning. When we wake, our conscious (i.e. Sympathetic) nervous system comes into action. This is usually accompanied by an output of Adrenalin from our body. This substance increases our heart rate and blood pressure. It gets us ready for a more active period...Arising. ...Read more
Going to sleep waking up feeling like my heart skipped a beat many times a night waking up scared did EKG test and xrays if felt like i stop breath?
Two options: First i think you may well be served quickly by getting in to the sleep clinic to monitor you while you sleep. Your family doctor can assist with this. Or, you can have a twenty-four hour monitoring if your heart rhythm to see what kind of arrhythmia a you may be dealing with. ...Read more
Last night when laying down to sleep I felt SOB but fell asleep, then woke up 30mins later very SOB and fast heart rate. Why? I'm 23 weeks preg.
Can be normal : Shortness of breath can be normal during pregnancy due to a combination of hormones and upward pressure on the diaphragm from the growing uterus. However, things like blood clots that travel to the lungs are also more common in pregnancy. Your symptoms warrant evaluation by a medical professional who can check your vital signs and probably provide reassurance. ...Read more
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
Tach during sleep nightly, shaky, shivering, nervous feeling in chest, headache. Wakes me up. Go to emerg, attack over. What doc should I see?
Primary Care/Psych: If you had an evaluation in the ER and there was no cardiac problems, I would start with your Primary Care Physician. He/She can screen for metabolic problems that can cause these symptoms. If they keep happening and your tests are negative, they may be panic attacks which may lead to a Psychiatric referral. A good therapist may also be able to teach you some techniques to deal with panic attack ...Read more
When we let our: guard down and relax we can panic and go on "high alert." This is called "release phenomenon" and can occur when someone is meditating, experiencing clinical hypnosis, guided imagery, etc. See your doc to rule out anything medical and then then use "self talk" to remind yourself that it is ok to relax and sleep as you are drifting off. Peace and good health. ...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
Tachycardia many times a night. Always am awakened 10 mjn after falling asleep with tach up to 180bpm. Somethung with dleep causjng ghis? Not anxious!
A cardiac arrhythmia: can present with tachycardia at rest. A cardiologist will evaluate you & probably monitor your heart rate & rhythm over 24 hours or more. With an anxiety disorder & a vocal tic, check your 3-generation family history for Tourette Syndrome. TS can present as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder + ADHD, especially in females, without full-blown multiple motor tics + at least 1 vocal tic for a year or >. ...Read more
When flying i feel extremely fatigued upon take off and immediately fall asleep and wake up about 15 minutes later with a frightening bolt heart racin?
Racing heart when laying down body feels heavy woke up drenched in sweat every time I was close to sleep I would twitch nd jump up walking weird ?
Rapid Heart Beat: Brittany, this needs to be evaluated with an EKG today. Please go to you Family Doctor or ER today. This has the possibility of being very significant. ...Read more
Poss. hypnic jerks: Involuntary twitching of muscles as you fall asleep or wake up maybe hypnic jerks/sleep startles. If it occurs often, it may indicate sleep fragmentation from a disorder such as narcolepsy or sleep apnea. In which case a referral to a sleep medicine specialist is recommended to discern it from other conditions through a detailed history. Tip: try to sleep 7.5 to 8 hours a day. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually benign: Get checked though for thyroid disorder, arrythmia (svt, pvc) etc. Or could just be anxiety/panic attack. Have u had holter monitoring done? Cut down on caffeine, soda, energy drinks and alcohol. Go see your dr for a repeat ekg. May need a beta blocker. If stress echo is normal, it means your heart is structurally sound. You are still young to have serious heart ailment.Give us some feedback! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more
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