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If i fall asleep in the chair in the lr and i wake maybe 1/2 hour later my heart immediately starts to pound is that normal?

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Dr. Frank Mayo
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Not usually

You may have obstructive sleep apnea.
If you have the problem each time you sleep or have snoring an evaluation for sleep apnea with a sleep study may be in order.

In brief: Not usually

You may have obstructive sleep apnea.
If you have the problem each time you sleep or have snoring an evaluation for sleep apnea with a sleep study may be in order.
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