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Waking Up Suddenly With Rapid Heartbeat
Woke up with racing heartbeat, escalated to tightness in chest, panic, body shivers. Racing heartbeat at night happened a few times. Anxiety or ??
Medical Work Up 1st: 1st, see primary care doc 2 rule out any medical conditions causing your symptoms. If the doc calls this a panic attack (your brain is misinterpreting bodily sensations associated w fight-or-flight response), get referral 2 psychologist who is anxiety specialist & uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy + Exposure Therapy. Read: http://www.anxietybc.com/self-help/self-help-strategies-panic-disorder ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden shortness of breath which wakes me up in the sleep with hot chills and pounding heart beat.
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?
Should i C a cardiologist if I'm waking up with a rapid heart beat ? I'm noticing when i wake up my heart beats faster N when i wake up it slows down
See someone: See a cardiologist or a primary care physician. They can place a 24 hour holter monitor, a device that records your heart beat mechanism for 24 hours. In this manner you can ascertain whether or not you are having an arrhythmia (or in other words abnormal heart rhythm).. Its all guesswork until you do this. ...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
Dehydration when ill: It sure sounds like you are not keeping up on your fluids and hydration. It would help here if i knew your temperature, heart rate and blood pressure, but if this is severe it is very common to need to get to the er for IV hydration and some anti-diarrhea or nausea treatment. ...Read more
Experiencing rapid heart rate (worsened by: psychological stress) . HR around 115 when I wake up. Excessive sweating while exercise. Reason?
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
Have been waking up in middle of night with rapid heart beat. I sit up and feel like i will throw up and then i feel faint. Has occured 4 times.Cause?
Why might I have rapid heart rate and my blood pressure goes up i experiece rapid heart beat , uncontrollable shaking, dry mouth dehydration, tired and chills and cold feeling and fear and anxiety
Visit MD: I'm a dds but you need to visit your md about your symptoms. You could be developing symptoms of acute or chronic anxiety disorder. All of the symptoms can be side effects of your body producing adreniline at times that aren't natural or when you dont need it. Tell your md about possible recent new stresses in your life. Good luck and there are meds that can help you immeditely. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometime i wake up panicked with fast
palpitations & feeling anxious. No sudden loud noise or nightmares trigger it, out of the blue. Is this sinister?
More info: Do the palpitations awaken you or do you awaken with a startle which causes the heart to race? How fast is your pulse when you note the palpitations? How long do they last? Do you also get palpitations on other occasions. A pulse rate of 120 to 150 has more significance than one of 90, for example. A startle reaction may last a minute or 2 as opposed to significant tachycardia. Consult your md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
At night i sometimes wake up with extreme nausea and vomiting, rapid heart beat and fainting. It is very scary husband thinks its too much caffeine ?
Medical evaluation: It sounds very odd to wake up fainting. However, the collection of your symptoms warrants a medical investigation. Panic attacks can occur at night, and could be exacerbated with high caffeine intake. I suggest stopping your caffeine to see whether that eliminates or decreases the problem, and also seeing your physician for an evaluation. Some heart arrhythmias can wake you up at night too. ...Read more
?sleep disorder: You are a bit young for true sleep apnea, but you could be experiencing nocturnal panic attacks, and either could make your other co-morbidities far worse. Have you had a traumatic event which triggered all of this?? Discuss possibility of overnight sleep study with your doctor. ...Read more
Wake up at night time fast heartbeat 120, 165/95 bp(normally 125/75)and feeling of panic.Gradually goes down, before episode stress and lack of sleep?
Panic attack?: It's not uncommon to have panic attacks wake you in the night. Lack of sleep and ongoing anxiety can worsen them. However, this needs a full medical evaluation to make sure of what's going on, so you can get the best help possible. There are good treatments for panic attacks with both medications and psychotherapy. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Short of breath when laying down? 31 weeks pregnant and I seem to wake up at night with my heart racing and difficulty breath. I've had ekgs ect.
Sensation of fluttering and skipped heart beat on waking up after intense night of vivid dreams... Should be worried? Lasted about 2-3 seconds.
Don't worry: To play it safe, i would get an Anafranil (clomipramine) level to make sure it is not above the therapeutic range, and an ekg as a baseline and to rule prolonged qtc interval. Also, see you family doctor and see what he recommends re: your breathing difficulty and shortness of breath. Pulmonary function tests to rule out asthma may be helpful, and gerd should be ruled out as a cause for chest pain ; breathing d. ...Read more
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