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Rapid Heart Rate When Sleeping
Can lack of sleep/anxiety cause a rapid heart rate and 'lighthead?' I have been awake all night with palpitations/head zaps as i try to fall asleep.
If I have tachycardia episodes that can't be treated with beta blockers because my heart rate drops low when I am sleeping what are my other options?
Ablation?: Depends on type of rhythm...See an electrophysiologist. ...Read more
Trying to fall asleep. 10 min of palpitations w/ fast heart rate. No other symptoms. Doc says heart ok. Can anxiety really appear in while relaxed?
Yes: In fact, people can have panic attacks in their sleep. What you are describing is pretty much the definition of a panic attack. Short period of time, intense, physiologic response w/o real medical probs. What were you thinking about at the time? Pas are very treatable with therapy, where you work to find your triggers and retrain your brain. I do not recommend just medicating them, tho meds help. ...Read more
I get a sensation during onset of sleep where my body seems to freeze and my heart rate falls into the 50s and i rush awake?
A bit strange: Likely benign at your age, but i'd have u see your internist or a cardiologist. A 14 day event recorder might solve that pulse issue. Could anxiety play a part here? That'd need to b worked out. I wonder about your diet: see our website = www.Thepmc.Org re what that should be. My book might help"maximum healing.". ...Read more
When is the best time to check your heart rate? When going to sleep and when i first wake up in the morning it's lower. During the day it's higher.
My heart rate average is around 60-80 but when i lying down or sleep in decrease to 50.. Is it normal?
Heart rate: Yes it's fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
Im 18 years old and i was wondering if a heart rate of 63 bpm is healthy. (I am laying down to sleep)?
Yes: Since you are considered an adult- the normal rate can be from 60 to 100- it varies on your weight, degree of exercise and stress level Here is a link with more information http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/expert-answers/heart-rate/faq-20057979 ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm not an athlete or considered 'fit' but my heart rate whilst sleeping goes as low as 43bpm is this normal?
Be seen: It could be normal, but it would be wise to be checked and probably have an EKG. There are people who just have a slow heart rate, known as bradycardia, but there are also people who have a heart block that may need treatment. An EKG can distinguish between the two. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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