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Doctor insights on: Sometimes When I Wake Up I Feel Like My Heart Beating Fast And I Feel A Pounding Shaky Feeling Inside My Body But Im Not Shaking On Outside My Body

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Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more

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The last couple weeks I have been waking up feeling shaky and my heart beating fast. Why? Should I see my doc? Shakiness can last for hours.

The last couple weeks I have been waking up feeling shaky and my heart beating fast. Why? Should I see my doc? Shakiness can last for hours.

Yes see your doc: Not sure what the source of your symptoms are, but definitely warrants a trip to your primary care doc for evaluation. Your doc will want to know the specifics so sometimes keeping a diary of symptoms to give for them to review will help them tease out what is going on. Good luck! ...Read more

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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself daily. Alert doctor to any increases.
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Take medications as prescribed
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Tell the doctor if your legs swell or you get short of breath
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Light headed, pounding heart, nauseous, whole body shaking and sweating?

Light headed, pounding heart, nauseous, whole body shaking and sweating?

Cardiac arrythmia: You might be suffering from palpitations from cardiac tachay arrythmias and its sequele or panic anxiety disorder or hyperthyroidism or pheochromocytoma (very rare) or multiple other condictions. You need to see a physician to do work-up. ...Read more

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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Call your doctor if you gain more than 5 pounds
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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Keep doctor visits
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Maintain low-salt, low-water intake
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Exercise under physician guidance
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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac is also known as Heart. Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more

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