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Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

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Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Palpitations

You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things.
You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint.

In brief: Palpitations

You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things.
You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint.
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple causes

This could be due to lot of issues.
I see this very commonly in people with apnea because of the adrenaline surge that happens following apnea event. If this is possibility and you wake up sleep or have high blood pressure, see a sleep specialist.

In brief: Multiple causes

This could be due to lot of issues.
I see this very commonly in people with apnea because of the adrenaline surge that happens following apnea event. If this is possibility and you wake up sleep or have high blood pressure, see a sleep specialist.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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