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alcohol and heart rate

What is the time lapse between consumption of two drinks and increased heart rate(in some indivuduals)?  Can it occur 5 hours later causing awakening?
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People react to alcohol differently, but in my experience 5 hours after a couple of drinks I have no physical sense of having had anything to drink (alcohol).  I don't associate an increase in heart rate with having an alcoholic drink.  
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Just so you know you are not alone. I to experience an increased heart rate after I drink. The onset is usually 4 to 5 hours after I have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol. I find that drinking bottles of water during and after drinking helps to maintain a lower heart rate. I think this is because when we drink it can cause dehydration (especially after high amounts of urination) which can cause an elevation in heart rate.
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I also experience the same thing 5 or 6 hours after just a couple beers my heart will race , usually I will try to avoid any alcohol in the eve so that I do not wake  up at 1 or 2 am with my heart beating rapidly  ..seems a little more scary in the middle of the night  
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