I have recently been suffering from symptoms of hyperthyroidism and have halved my dose of thyroxine from 100mcg to 50mcg under supervision from my GP. I had been suffering from severe heart palpitations and rapid heart rate at rest. I have also been suffering from sleep problems, waking up after an hour then at least twice more during the early hours. I have been taking Kalms, one a night for 1 week, then increased it to 2 a night (as is advised in instruction leaflet) with a gap of a couple of hours between the two tablets. Sometimes it worked, sometimes not. I have also been having a small glass of red wine to help, which it does more often than not. However, I have recently added Dormesan sleep 30 drops to the Kalms and glass of wine and last night about midnight I woke up very hot with palpitations. Is this anything to do with the Kalms, Dormesan sleep and wine concoction? Or is more likely to be my thyroid? I have had this happen one other time over the past 3 weeks. I was just surprised it happened last night as I haven't had any palpitations for 2 weeks. I'd be interested to see what you think ?

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