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Doctor insights on: Is It Normal For My Heart To Race While Pregnant

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it common for my heart to race in pregnancy?

Is it common for my heart to race in pregnancy?

Yes: There are several reasons to explain this common occurrence. Anemia is common and it means you have less oxygen in your blood. Because your oxygen needs have stayed the same or possibly increased, you body is going to ask your heart to work harder to make up for the lower oxygen (really hemoglobin). Another reason I have found is low magnesium. Consider 200-400mg of magnesium glycinate. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my heart rate to be at 60 while standing?

Is it normal for my heart rate to be at 60 while standing?

Can be quite normal: In general, a normal heart rate is between 60 - 100. If you have no symptoms and your heart rate rises with more vigorous activity, the rate of 60 is probably normal. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have fast and stronge heart pulse during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have fast and stronge heart pulse during pregnancy?

Not unusual: The blood volume increases gradually through the middle of pregnancy. The cardiac output also tends to go up. This can lead to the sense of more forceful heart beats. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my pulse rate to run between 125-139 but blood pressure normal but my doctor is never worried about it ?

Is it normal for my pulse rate to run between 125-139 but blood pressure normal but my doctor is never worried about it ?

Resting pulse: A resting pulse, after 10 minutes of sitting calmly, should not be more than 100. Anything more than that merits some degree of evaluation. 125-139 is very high for a resting pulse rate and should never be considered normal. ...Read more

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Why is it when I first get up in the morning my heart rate is higher then it is throughout the day? Is it POTS? Adreneline? My CHD? Normal heart tests

Why is it when I first get up in the morning my heart rate is higher then it is throughout the day? Is it POTS? Adreneline? My CHD? Normal heart tests

Dysautonomia: If you have dysautonomia, your sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems tend to overreact and then overcompensate. During sleep the slower heart rate will prevail and the sympathetic nervous system will kick it upon awakening with an overcorrection if your autonomic nervous system is unstable. Are you getting fluids and salt? ...Read more

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A resting heart beat of 116-120 for my age is it normal? An I wonder if it has anything to do with my migrains also? Age23 weight125

A resting heart beat of 116-120 for my age is it normal? An I wonder if it has anything to do with my migrains also? Age23 weight125

Too Fast: The normal resting heart range is generally between 60-100 beats per minute. Faster than that is called tachycardia and a number of causes are possible. Seeing your doctor for an evaluation will help get to the bottom of it. ...Read more

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I take my resting heart rate every morning and it varies from 62 to 80. Is that normal for it to fluctuate like that?

Yes: Resting heart rates fluctuate based on your sleep cycles, dreams, physical fitness level, etc. Both of those rates are in the normal range. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to walk whle my heart rate is 108-115bpm and not going down any?

Is it safe for me to walk whle my heart rate is 108-115bpm and not going down any?

Resting tachycardia: Resting tachycardia should always be investigated as there can be many underlying causes (e.g. Anemia, thyroid disorder or dysrhythmias). Please see you primary physician. ...Read more

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If my heart starts to race while starting to masturbate is this a problem?

If my heart starts to race while starting to masturbate is this a problem?

Tachycardia: What you describe could be a problem but also could be ok. You should check with your doctor for an evaluation, a physical exam alone may possibly be enough to suggest whether a problem is present. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your heart to race after taking Prednisone? My heart has been racing.

Is it normal for your heart to race after taking Prednisone? My heart has been racing.

Yes, not uncommon: Prednisone use can lead to a stimulatory effect, including palpitations (rapid heart rate). It can also cause nausea, heartburn, anxiety, and other symptoms. However, if your symptoms persist or worsen, see your clinician asap. ...Read more

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Im a 39 year old women, obese with high blood pressure. I start going to the gym but it is normal to be so tired even for days?

Im a 39 year old women, obese with high blood pressure. I start going to the gym but it is normal to be so tired even for days?

No: Extreme fatigue after exercise needs o be evaluated. See your doctor to check for anemia, thyroid conditions, heart or lung problems as well as low vitamin levels. All of these can decrease endurance. ...Read more

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I am a little concerned that when i masterbate it takes a long time to reach and my heart is racing and the orgasm was very fast almost zero why?

I am a little concerned that when i masterbate it takes a long time to reach and my heart is racing and the orgasm was very fast almost zero why?

Male Menopause: You very well may be out of shape, you are probably entering menopause and should have your testosterone levels checked. But, as you age your semen production declines and there is less to an orgasm. Heart racing tells me you are out of shape, have blood pressure or other heart issues. ...Read more

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Im 20 years old and my heart rate is 86 is that normal and what should i do to make it lower?

Im 20 years old and my heart rate is 86 is that normal and what should i do to make it lower?

Pulse: Heart rates vary during the course of the day, with activity, with emotion, with dehydration. 86 can be normal. Drink plenty of water and exercise regularly. Good luck! ...Read more

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My normal heart rate is about 105-115 bpm. And my age is 18. Is this nornal or I need to have some checkup?

My normal heart rate is about 105-115 bpm. And my age is 18. Is this nornal or I need to have some checkup?

HR of 105-115: That heart rate is a bit elevated but may be normal for you. Some people do have baseline tachycardia but would follow up with a cardiologist get and EKG and echocardiogarm to make sure there is no underlying condition, Also avoid caffeine/energy drinks as that raises heart rate and smoking . ...Read more