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55 year old female get woken during the night with a racing

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55 year old female get woken during the night with a racing heart only happens when i am a sleep
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.
thanks for this question
This could be anxiety however it could be other issues
1)thyroid disorders
3)a heart arrhythmia.
I would recommend the following. See your doctor and get some blood including.
blood counts, liver function, kidney function, and thyroid
If this is normal, get a holter monitor. This is a 24 hour wearable EKG. It will check for rhythm issues