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heart rate at night

hello my heart rate increases at night while am sleeping and it wakes me up causing my blood pressure to raise too.and while am in that  condition i become restless.
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Hello perpes,

Increased heart rate and blood pressure at night do not necessarily indicate any significant problem with your heart. Your heart rate is constantly changing depending upon the level and type of mental and physical activity you are undertaking. Dreams and nightmares can cause an increase in heart rate and blood pressure, as can anxiety or restlessness.

To properly answer your question would rely on accurate measurement of both your heart rate and blood pressure. If you have the ability to do this at home I would recommend that you keep a record over 1 week and then review the results with your doctor.

Warning symptoms that require early review with your doctor include associated chest pain, unexplained shortness of breath, and transient changes in vision / strength / sensation.

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]does infections in the urine make the heart rate increase,i was tested and i had no any other problem except that one.can stress cause the heart rate?
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