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Every time I'm trying to sleep once I'm about to drift off to sleep I wake up with my pulse racing and itchy. Stomach is upset as well ?

Every time I'm trying to sleep once I'm about to drift off to sleep I wake up with my pulse racing and itchy. Stomach is upset as well ?

Nightmare: you could be having nightmares or terrors that could be causing your symptoms. Try not to watch tv before going to bed or using any computer or smartphone b ...Read more

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I've had prob. With my BP and pulse and a racing heart today. I got a reading sitting of 103/54 p. 91 standing 123/104 p. 154 and random chest pain?

I've had prob. With my BP and pulse and a racing heart today. I got a reading sitting of 103/54 p. 91 standing 123/104 p. 154 and random chest pain?

Certainly suggests: An arrhythmia ...Also an opportunity to make a diagnosis...So get yourself checked out so an ekg can be performed, diagnosis made & treatment initiated. ...Read more

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Why would my pulse be 108 and heart racing after taking claritan d. Didn't happen right away--it took about 8 hours.

Why would my pulse be 108 and heart racing after taking claritan d.  Didn't happen right away--it took about 8 hours.

Plain Claritin: Claritin d contains Pseudoephedrine a sympathimemitic drug. It can cause arrhythmias and hypertension. I suggest to replace Claritin d by Claritin without pseudoephedrine. If symptoms persist see your doctor. ...Read more

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My pulse in my neck is racing, I'm having a hard time breathing, and the only way to get enough air is to take a deep breath?

My pulse in my neck is racing, I'm having a hard time breathing, and the only way to get enough air is to take a deep breath?

Could be emergency: This could be a panic attack but you need evaluation to make sure you are not having a heart arrhythmia or other medical emergency - this is particularly important if you have other risk factors for things like blood clots such as being on birth control or risk factors such as drug use like cocaine, methamphetamine, etc - please seek emergency care if you are having these symptoms now. ...Read more

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I am extremely nauseated to the point of crying, dizzy, and burping an hour after eating. My pulse is 108, heart racing. I am NOT pregnant. Headaches.

I am extremely nauseated to the point of crying, dizzy, and burping an hour after eating. My pulse is 108, heart racing. I am NOT pregnant. Headaches.

Food intolerance: I would keep a diet history and follow symptoms. Could doo a food elimination diet. 2weeks of rice , ground beef and veges(except nghtshades-tomatoes, potatoes and peppers) then introduce one food category per week and see if pbms-keep track, easiest to work closely with a practitioner-need to eliminate foods with neg rxn ...Read more

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Legit concern about a racing pulse?

Legit concern about a racing pulse?

Depends on how fast.: It depends on if you have symptoms or not like chest pain or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Hi I get dizziness and pulse racing but no pain what is the cause ?

Hi I get dizziness and pulse racing but no pain what is the cause ?

Atrial fibrillation : You are a 40 year old male. You note heart racing and dizziness. It could be from things like too much caffeine. It could also be a heart rhythm that is abnormal. You will need to see a doctor and may require a monitor. You can then see how your heart is when episodes occur. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Woke up with hear racing from 100 120 my regular rest in pulse is 82 after about 10 minuts came back down weird i don't like it ? Med on metopropl

Woke up with hear racing from 100 120  my regular rest in pulse is 82 after about 10 minuts came back down  weird  i don't like it 
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See an EP: This is potentially a supraventricular tachycardia. A type of cardiologist (called an electrophysiologist) can help you evaluate this problem and determine a treatment strategy. The first step would likely be something called an event monitor where you wear a device that records your rhythm when you're having something abnormal happening. ...Read more

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I am seth, a 25-year-old man. I recently noticed that I have a high pulse of about 112 per minute. My heart is racing but no pain so far. Is it wrong?

I am seth, a 25-year-old man. I recently noticed that I have a high pulse of about 112 per minute. My heart is racing but no pain so far. Is it wrong?

Many causes, Seth: First, be sure you measure it at complete rest - it's supposed to race if you're busy. If it continues to race, common causes can include: infection, anemia, pain, anxiety, thyroid excess, caffeine (from coffee or cocoa), and many rare causes. ...Read more