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A 28-year-old female asked:

I recently got frequent heart palpitations whenever i get dizzy spells. this morning i got one as soon as i opened my eyes. is this normal. ive just been diagnosed with anemia, never had this before pregnancy. im 28 years. ?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Pregnancy : tends to lower blood pressure by causing blood vessels to relax, so you can hold more fluid/blood. This can contribute to the symptoms you are noting, and for sure you should let your doctor know, as testing for heart issues can be appropriate.
Last updated Nov 30, 2019


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