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Reduced pulse rate and ADHD - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   it might sound odd but i need to know if something is normal or not
Doctor :  
I shall do my best in helping you.
Doctor :  
Please proceed with the query?
User :   when I wake from a nap)(and only when its a nap) I can feel my heart beat is really slow. I also feel wierd when I move. Like i have taken NyQuil and my body hsnt registered its awake. Lastly if something jolts me awake my heartbeat taks longer than normal to turn to normal
Doctor :  
Since when are you facing the problem?
User :   i cant remember it before highschool
Doctor :  
Do you have dizziness/light headness/chest pain associated with these symptoms?
User :   light headed but not the others
Doctor :   may I know your age and gender?

User :   24 female
Doctor :  
For how long do these symptoms last?
User :   til i move around enough to get my heart going
Doctor :  
Do you have the sensation of falling off when you wake up from the nap?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have chest pain?
Doctor :  
Do you experience any breathing difficulties?
User :   no but if it helps i had pantenductis when i was little...not often
Doctor :  
When was your last heart check up?
Doctor :  
Are you on any medications?
User :   before highschool...only penicullin(cant spell sorry) before I visit the doctor/dentist
Doctor :   Do you have diabetes/hypertension?
User :   no..i have adhd
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
I shall explain it to you.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Inview of you past history, what exactly is the cause.
Doctor :  
I shall explain it to you in detail.
Doctor :  
Normally when one sleeps the metabolic rate will reduce that may reduce the heart rate too.
Doctor :  
This is normal and can occur in all.
Doctor :  
This is a normal physiological response and is not of a major concern.
Doctor :  
However occasionally paraoxysmal heartrate changes can occur to if there is a past heart problems.
Doctor :   There can be a psychogenic component too, as have adhd too.
Doctor :  
Hence you may have to see a cardiologist for evaluation.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?

User :   yes
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