Reflux and Palpitations

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Im currently waiting for a date for a Nissen Fundoplication to mend my HH and cure reflux. I also have Fibromyalgia so usually need a sleep during the day,

For the last few days, I have been woken after a short while by Palpitataions. They only last a few seconds but during that time my heart rate is very rapid.

I know that they can be caused by caffiene, nicotine and stress but Ive stopped all caffiend and smoking. I do, however use a Vape but on a fairly low strength. 

Has any one else experienced these?

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    Yes I too had them more before the surgery and some after it is 5 months they are infrequent and hope it stays that way.  In my recovery time i had what i called my heart fluttering, and surgeon thought it was muscles healing in my chest from the HH.  I followed up with my primary because i got them often,  He did blood work and found that i had a high calcium level which is linked to hyperparathyroid....that can cause heart problems.  I have seen endocrinologist and awaiting results as to my having surgery to remove tumor.  Good Luck and wish you a speedy recovery.....its a long haul


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    I used to have palpitaions that would wake me, but mine were from alcohol. Alcohol is a trigger for many people. Also for me, anything that thins the blood, fish oil, asprin, etc. 
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