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AFJoey
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Date Joined Mar 2006
Total Posts : 10
   Posted 5/1/2006 2:24 AM (GMT -6)   
  1. I have posted on here a couple times before and was comforted in the fact that I am not the only one who suffers from these terrible heart "annoyances".  My question is, I have had an echo done, a stress test, and wore a holter monitor for 24hrs.  The all came back normal with a "few" PVCs and PACs.  I am 27 yo and in excellent shape, or so I thought.  I am in the military and I am constantly exercising and have been eating healthy.  For the last few weeks I hav enot been able to sleep throughout the night.  I can fall asleep alright, but like clockwork, I wake up every night at 1:00AM and toss/turn until it's time to go to work at 545AM.  It makes for a REAL LONG day!  I am so tired and irritable.  Does anyone else suffer from this?  Do you think it will pass?  I told my doctor about it, and she gave me 10 days worth of Ambien.  It put e to sleep fast, but I still woke up at 1:00AM every morning.  Do you guys think it because of anxiety and panic about my heart?  I am going to schedule a follow-up with my dr because of the lack of sleep to see what the next step would be.  I guess I am pretty much done going to the cardiologist for my heart, because he said there was nothing to be done.  I just have to live with the PVC's/PACs.  Hmmpphh.  I wish I could go back to the way things were before these all started to happen.  I thought i was in excellent shape, and then something like this hits me!  I guess I'm just ranting and blowing off steam.  Thanks for listening everyone!

Joe


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els
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Date Joined Oct 2005
Total Posts : 4031
   Posted 5/1/2006 6:31 AM (GMT -6)   

Hey Joey,  Welcome back to HW.  It is great to meet someone who is in the military.  I think you have the hardest jobs of all...and wanted to take a moment to thank you.

I have the same problem you describe, trouble sleeping and waking up all different hours.  I have taken Ambien which is okay but as you said it also knocked me out and still I was up a few hours later drunkenly wandering the house.  I am taking Lunesta now and it has helped greatly.  I don't know if the sleep problem is heart related/anxiety, that is an interesting angle to ponder.  I am 32 never thought I would be in the position I am now...lol!  I would defiantly follow up with the doc for your sleep.  Let us know how it goes....Take care 


Hopes
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Date Joined Feb 2006
Total Posts : 297
   Posted 5/1/2006 7:50 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Joey, I have the same problem and so does my mom. I don't think it is heart related or anxiety related but something off with our internal clock. Hope you find something to help. Take care.
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