Is it bad if my heart is actually beating faster before I go to sleep
A:There are a variety of causes of elevated heart rate before going to bed including stimulants, over-training, hypoxia, arrhythmia, and anxiety! If it continues, it would be best to see a doctor! Do you have any other questions for ChaCha? [ Source: http://www.chacha.com/question/is-it-bad-if-my-heart-is-actually-beating-faster-before-i-go-to-sleep ]
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- There are a variety of causes of elevated heart rate before going to bed including stimulants, over-training, hypoxia, arrhythmia, and anxiety! If it continues, it would be best to see a doctor! Do you have any other questions for ChaCha?
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