yogini Posted October 27, 2004 Report Share Posted October 27, 2004 For the past 3 or 4 days I have been unable to sleep at night. I know a lot of you suffer from insomnia, but normally I sleep OK. I wake up once or twice, but fall back asleep. I have a strange nervous feeling which is keeping me up, almost like my body is secreting a hormone which makes me anxious. It feels like it is coming from my stomach, if that makes any sense. I've had increased dizziness and tachycardia for the past week, so my doctor agreed that I should increase my beta blocker by 1/2 pill. I did this on Mon, but it hasn't seemed to help. Just now at my desk I felt funny and watched my HR go from 85 to 130, while seated. Fortunately, it came back down again. I am not under any particular stress right now, other than that I have been going through a bad POTS spell and can't seem to adjust my medication. (The other stress is that I have to catch a cab in Times Square afer work everyday, and you can imagine how nervewracking it is in this state!) The doctors tell my condition is under good control and that I should try to go off my meds, yet I can barely walk and keep having tachycardia attacks. I don't consider that "good control". I'm thinking of eliminating caffeine amd cutting down on sugar, but I would love to hear from anyone who experiences this symptom or has any ideas on what to do. Thanks and sorry for the long email.-Rita Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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