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Why does my heart beat so fast when i wake up?

Why does my heart pound so fast when i wake up WHY DOES MY HEART BEAT WAKE ME UP EVERY MORNING POUNDING AT 3 AM IN THE MORNING AND MY STOMACH STARTS TO HURT?
Sat, 5 Nov 2011
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looks like you have palpitations. This with pain abdomen can be due to vvarious causes like a block in the heart, decreased coronary flow, cor pulmonale etc. I would advise you to get a angiogram done along with ekg. I would advise you to consult a physician as soon as possible. Also you need to rule out acid peptic disease for pain abdomen. I hope i have answered your query. Take care
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