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Posted by: Annon | 2011/12/06

Heart Palpitations

hi
i experience heart palpitations on some nights whilst asleep- i wake for gasping for air as it feel likes my heart stops betaing and i can''t take in air- what is the cause of this? i have had ECGs done and they all came back normal.

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Ask your doctor to do a sleep apnea test, as it is possible that you stop breathing for short periods of time, during sleep. Refer to the following link for more details about sleep apnea: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleep_apnea

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