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Extreme heart rate after middle of the night stretches

Patient: Medical question ; Can you please tell me what this means ; I am a 53 year old male and am noticing that in the middle of my sleep I sometimes have a good,deep,full body stiff stretch, but immediately afterwards… this is followed by an extremely fast heart rate for about 30 to 45 seconds? the heart rate is very extreme and scary ? thanks !

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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