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Is it safe if my heart rate goes over 140 beats per minute while pregnant?

Is it safe if my heart rate goes over 140 beats per minute while pregnant?

Yes: Women who exercise while pregnant generally do much better throughout the pregnancy as well as during labor, etc. If you exercised before becoming pregnant than you can do what feels right to you and make sure you stay well hydrated. If you are beginning an exercise program for the first time while pregnant you want to start slow and gradually increase the intensity over the course of a few week. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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 dangerous for me to get my heart rate over 140 beats per minute during pregnancy?

Is it dangerous for me to get my heart rate over 140 beats per minute during pregnancy?

Not necessarily: Heart may increase during pregnancy. I will recommend to see your pcp or a cardiologist to make sure that you have physiological tachycardia and not cardiac arrythmias, which is a possibility during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to get my heart rate over 140 beats per minute during pregnancy?

Is it dangerous for me to get my heart rate over 140 beats per minute during pregnancy?

Pregnancy findings: The heart rate goes up through pregnancy, at rest and during exercise. Some arrhythmias can flare up during pregnancy as well (including those that are not dangerous). A resting heart rate of 140 is fast but not usually dangerous. But you should have your doctor do an ekg and/or heart monitor to ensure you are not having a rhythm abnormality that needs treatment. ...Read more

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Teen 15. With arrythmia, my heart rate goes to 220 beats per minute and can last for half an hour. Is this dangerous?

Teen 15. With arrythmia, my heart rate goes to 220 beats per minute and can last for half an hour. Is this dangerous?

Tachycardia: A diagnosis of the type and cause of the arrhythmia is necessary. In some people such an arrhythmia can be dangerous. It shouldn't be ignored. Once the Doc has identified the information, the Doc can tell you if the arrhythmia is dangerous in you. ...Read more

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Is a resting heart rate of 37 beats per minute okay?

Is a resting heart rate of 37 beats per minute okay?

Probably no: unless you are an athlete and or taking beta blockers . this is probably not normal other wise see a physician to get evaluated ...Read more

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Need help. Is 126 beats per minute when resting a high heart rate?

Need help. Is 126 beats per minute when resting a high heart rate?

Yep: 126 at rest is a very much abnormal rate, unless you just finished exercising or something like that. There are many possible explanations and a good cardiac electrophysiologist can help you sort all that out. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I've got a resting heart rate of 30-40 beats per minute. Is that healthy?

I've got a resting heart rate of 30-40 beats per minute. Is that healthy?

Heart rate: 30-40 can be normal but it is slow. You should discuss this with your doctor to know if that is your own normal. People in great aerobic shape and some genetically have that normal rate, for some however it is very abnormal, get checked by your doc if you haven't already. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate rise to 110 beats per minute when i eat gluten , it's normally 60?

Why does my heart rate rise to 110 beats per minute when i eat gluten , it's normally 60?

Sign of allergy: This is a classic sign of food allergy, in fact arthur coca md wrote a classic book, "the pulse test, " describing a fast pulse after eating a food as one of the best ways to diagnose food allergies. Gluten sensitivity is an extremely common problem that can cause fatigue, insomnia, asthma, depression, anxiety etc. See http://bit.Ly/1fth7ue consider a trial of gluten avoidance for several weeks. ...Read more

Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more