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What could cause sleeplessness, increased heart rate and stress after a trip?

I am not sleeping much and im under a lot of stress due to a trip i am taking very soon from mexico to england and last night i had hot chocalete and donuts and then went to sleep at 11.30 pm then woke up at 4am with a very fast heart beat but my breathing was fine and i was relaxed so what caused the fast heart beat
Wed, 7 May 2014
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HIV AIDS Specialist 's  Response
Hello,am Dr Mahesh,general physician.So as you stated i think its your stress level seems high.Think what made you to get up at 4am.If you are allergic to some component of chocalate then check out.In your place i would have taken good amount of fluid and got rid of that stress.If sweting/pain is present or some kind of heavyness in chest then consult physician/nurse without any delay.
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