HATE ANXIETY

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WHY DO I BE WAKING UP OUT MY SLEEP HAVING A ATTACK

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    Hey yes plz someone plz shed sum light n this im often waking up during nite with heart racing n pounding wats oin on very scary i this normal even en i dont feel anxious?? 
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    I dont have a real answer for you... I do the same thing. Do you go to bed worried?
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    I've read that cortisol (the stress hormone) is highest upon waking...
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      When we are feeling stressed, our bodies produce a hormone called Cortisol. Cortisol levels are naturally at their highest in the morning and lowest at night.  Our bodies will also produce Cortisol when we are feeling anxious to help with the “fight or flight” response.

      It becomes a vicious cycle. We wake up feeling intense because of the stored up Cortisol levels throughout the night, which makes us feel anxious, so our bodies continue to pump out Cortisol, which creates more anxiety, which produces more cortisol, which causes us to feel more anxious, etc.

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