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269 Possible Causes for Palpitations, Sleep Paralysis

  • Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome

    […] and include pupillary abnormalities, fainting spells, erectile dysfunction, night sweats, gastric problems, low body temperature, systemic hypotension, dry mouth, heart palpitations[patient.info] These medications can produce side effects similar to that of caffeine, such as agitation, nervousness, and palpitations.[my.clevelandclinic.org] He had never presented hypnagogic hallucinations or sleep paralysis. The family history was negative. Physical and neurological examinations were normal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Panic Attacks

    The White group had significantly higher rates of panic disorder, and of many panic symptoms, including palpitations, as compared to the African American, Asian and Latino[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Among a psychiatric population of Cambodian refugees (N 100), 42% had current--i.e. at least once in the last year--sleep paralysis (SP).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The aim of the present study was to investigate the ability of associated word pairs referring to catastrophic thinking (e.g. palpitations-heart attack) in producing panic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    A 22-year-old lactating mother presented with symptoms of uneasiness, palpitation, tachycardia and exophthalmos.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] night sweats difficulty concentrating sleep paralysis nightmares altered vision like afterglow blurry vision The First Signs of Hyperthyroid An overactive thyroid can start[healdove.com] The patient presented with continuous tachycardia, palpitations, chest tightness, and headache for 4 days, and aggravated for 1 day. Hyperthyroidism. Methimazole.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Arrhythmia

    In Case 2, a 28-y-old man suffered palpitations, epigastralgia, and chest distress following consumption of 4 betel quid.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report herein the first Brazilian patient presenting AS who also had obesity, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and daytime sleepiness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Palpitations Palpitations are usually felt as an unusual pattern to a person's heartbeat, like skips or jumps.[medstarunionmemorial.org]

  • Cardiodysrhythmic Potassium-Sensitive Periodic Paralysis

    The irregular heartbeats can lead to discomfort, such as the feeling that the heart is skipping beats (palpitations).[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Called also musculospiral or radial paralysis. sensory paralysis loss of sensation resulting from a morbid process. sleep paralysis paralysis occurring at awakening or sleep[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] This, as in other forms of long QT syndrome, can lead to abnormal heart rhythms such as ventricular ectopy or ventricular tachycardia causing palpitations.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Narcolepsy

    These medications can produce side effects similar to that of caffeine, such as agitation, nervousness, and palpitations.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Hereby, we suggest that sleep paralysis may represent a more complex condition encompassing a dissociated state of mind together with the dissociative motor component.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Side effects of stimulant treatment can include headache, nausea, irritability, nervousness, shakiness, heart palpitations, and nighttime sleep disruption.[alaskasleep.com]

  • Chronic Hyperventilation

    They tend to focus on other physical symptoms – chest pain, feeling dizzy or faint, palpitations, digestive complaints, weakness, irritability and sleep disturbance among[drweil.com] I personally think that this is related to sleep paralysis. This is because my patients with chronic hyperventilation often have symptoms of sleep paralysis too.[breathingexpert.com] Features of Hyperventilation Syndrome Panic attacks - fear, terror and impending doom - accompanied by some or all of the following: dyspnoea (trouble getting a good breath in) palpitations[depression-guide.com]

  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    Common symptoms include: heart palpitations weak or cramping muscles, most often in the arms, legs, shoulders, and hips paralysis HypoPP attacks are caused by not having enough[healthline.com] Onset of paralysis occurs most frequently at night during sleep. Attacks may take from several minutes to… Read More[britannica.com] ATS, PMC Duration of attacks are minutes to hours hyperPP, PAM, MC, ATS EMG with myotonia hyperPP, PAM, MC EMG silent during attack of weakness hypoPP, TPP, ATS, PMC, MC Palpitations[translational-medicine.com]

  • Parasomnia

    […] syndrome/cluster headaches Tinnitus and hearing problems Vertigo (including Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo - BPPV) Cardiac dysrhythmias, (including atrial fibrillation), palpitations[snoreaustralia.com.au] Recurrent Isolated Sleep Paralysis Essential features Sleep paralysis is an inability to perform voluntary movements at sleep onset, or upon waking from sleep.[web.archive.org] Some examples are sleep-related eating disorder, sleepwalking, nightmare s, sleep paralysis, REM sleep behavior disorder, and sleep aggression.[sleepfoundation.org]

  • Sleep Paralysis

    The Khmer ‘weak heart’ syndrome: Fear of death from palpitations. Transcultural Psychiatry, 39, 323 - 344.[doi.org] SLEEP PARALYSIS Updated January 26, 1999 See our updated article about sleep paralysis on the new Stanford Sleep and Dreams website. What is sleep paralysis?[stanford.edu] Palpitation of the Heart. The symptoms of this complaint must be obvious from its name.[web.archive.org]

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