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I finished taking prednisone 8 days ago & ever since I've been waking up in the middle of the night with my heart racing. Why?

I finished taking prednisone 8 days ago & ever since I've been waking up in the middle of the night with my heart racing. Why?

Need more info: The rapid heart rate is concerning. Please check in with a doctor who can do labs, EKG and help you get this resolved. Let the doctor know who prescribed the Prednisone that you are still not back to normal.

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I've been waking up suddenly in the middle of the night with my heart racing and I feel very anxious. How can I prevent this fro happening?

I've been waking up suddenly in the middle of the night with my heart racing and I feel very anxious. How can I prevent this fro happening?

Arrhythmia?: I think you need to be checked before assuming that this is normal. You may be having an arrhythmia problem. I recommend you going to a cardiac electrophysiologist.

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31 weeks pregnant and I keep waking up around the same. Time every night kind of gasping for air with my heart racing for acouple seconds what is this?

31 weeks pregnant and I keep waking up around the same. Time every night kind of gasping for air with my heart racing for acouple seconds what is this?

See your MD: A holter monitor will address if your previously mentioned. Healthtap is no substitute for your physician as you need potential treatment once your diagnosis has firmly been established. Please don't hesitate.

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What causes heart racing upon waking each morning?

What causes heart racing upon waking each morning?

Hypovolemia: Mosr common cause would be mild dehydration but if adequate does solve this issue please see your physician for a more in depth evaluation.

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I keep waking at 3 or 4 am every morning and lie away for an hour. Sometimes I feel funny. Like my heart racing and a bit nervy. I'm not stressed?

I keep waking at 3 or 4 am every morning and lie away for an hour. Sometimes I feel funny. Like my heart racing and a bit nervy. I'm not stressed?

Heart racing: Are you otherwise healthy? Do you drink too much caffeine? Perhaps you are missing your husband's "affection" at that time of the morning...

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Waking up with heart racing in the morning most times my bodi is hot and sweating heart rate comes back down after 5 to 10 minutes what can it be?

Waking up with heart racing in the morning most times my bodi is hot and sweating heart rate comes back down after 5 to 10 minutes what can it be?

Night sweat or other: Sometimes its a 'normal' hormonal surge, sometimes its a heart issue called supraventriculat tachycardia, as well as other issues. If its new and keeps happening see a doctor.

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When irunning waking I get extreme tiredness heart racing and shortness of breathing iam thinking like heart attack anxiety can couse extreme tirednes?

When irunning waking I get extreme tiredness heart racing and shortness of breathing iam thinking like heart attack anxiety can couse extreme tirednes?

Very frustrating: Anxiety disorders are often quite varied and can respond to medications and counseling. Sometimes it can take a while to find the best medications. If cardiac symptoms are present they should be checked out, although uncommon at your age. Go over your history and symptoms with your medical provider and if you do not get improvement consider seeing a specialist such as a psychiatrist. Good Luck!

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Waking up short of breath, sweating and heart racing or beating slow/hard. Also constant tachy. Doc just says stress but I know there's something wrong?

Waking up short of breath, sweating and heart racing or beating slow/hard. Also constant tachy. Doc just says stress but I know there's something wrong?

Panic attacks: I assume your cardiac workup is negative? Panic disorder can cause such attacks in sleep as well as daytime, but some have them more at night. It is more than "stress" alone because the episodes may seem to come out of the blue, with no clear trigger. There is still good treatment with a combination of medications and psychotherapy. http://tinyurl. Com/32guos.

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Waking up with arrhythmia/heart racing / sweating. Could it be sleep apnea? If so what can I do to fix it without a sleep study? I'm only 23

Waking up with arrhythmia/heart racing / sweating. Could it be sleep apnea? If so what can I do to fix it without a sleep study? I'm only 23

Sleep apnea: If you are overweight, losing weight not only reduces pressure on the airways, the tongue shrinks in size, further opening the airway. Don't sleep on your back (sew a pocket in a t-shirt and put a tennis ball in it). See an ENT to make sure that there isn't a problem with deviated septum, tonsils or adenoids. Use breathe rite strips. See a dentist to have a custom sleep device made.

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I wake up iin the middle of the night heart racing and dry mouth. I drink plenty thru out the day why is thiis happening to me?

I wake up iin the middle of the night heart racing and dry mouth. I drink plenty thru out the day why is thiis happening to me?

See physician: It's normal to have dry mouth at night. It's the body's way of conserving water. The racing heart is troubling though. You need to see your physician to get your heart checked asap.

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Why is my heart racing in the middle of the night after drinking alcohol?

Why is my heart racing in the middle of the night after drinking alcohol?

IT HAS LIKELY: Dehydrated you or your heart's electrical conduction system is sensitive. Either way, cut down on booze and extra hydrate please.

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Is it possible that I could be activating my POTS through anxious nightmares where I am running away? This would explain why I am so tired the next morn. I don't think I have sleep apnea. I wake up in the middle of the night with heart racing.

Is it possible that I could be activating my POTS through anxious nightmares where I am running away? This would explain why I am so tired the next morn. I don't think I have sleep apnea. I wake up in the middle of the night with heart racing.

Possibly: POTS is related to migraines. Migraines are worsened by stress. So it makes sense that stressful dreams could worsen migraines and also POTS. You might find relief with a medication called verapamil.

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On a night whilst resting I get fast rapid heart racing and only seems to be at his worst at night time. Why could this be!?

On a night whilst resting I get fast rapid heart racing and only seems to be at his worst at night time. Why could this be!?

Could be PAF: Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (paf) is seen in some young persons, especially athletes, after alcohol consumption. It typically occurs late in the evening, at rest or during sleep, but not with exertion. If it fits this pattern, it's called "vagal atrial fibrillation" because it's due to increased activity of the vagus nerve. It is quite benign and usually self terminating. U need a heart monitor.

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Sometimes I cant catch my breath in bed. I also often feel my heart racing in bed, along with coughing. This usually only happens at night. I don't anxiety?

Sometimes I cant catch my breath in bed. I also often feel my heart racing in bed, along with coughing. This usually only happens at night. I don't anxiety?

GERD?: In the absence of anxiety, one medical issue that comes to mind is reflux (GERD). Reflux tends to bother us more when we’re lying flat at night, and could produce the symptoms you’re describing.

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Lately I've been having these night terrors I wake up screaming my heart racing?

Lately I've been having these night terrors I wake up screaming my heart racing?

Psych eval: Your symptoms strongly suggest a severe emotional conflict. See a psychologist, psychiatrist or counsellor. Something is seriously disturbing you & you probably know this already!