Feeling like my Heart cant keep up?

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Feeling like my Heart cant keep up?

Postby Earthmomma » Mon Aug 22, 2011 10:55 am

I told my OB and he just said "Its normal" without any further investigation but anyway.. i feel like my heart will race, then slow down, sometimes it will skip a beat or i can feel it beating in my throat almost...and when i lay down at night it really feels like it struggles... it will slow down, seems like it skips a beat then beats super hard and fast until it finally levels out.. anyone else dealing with this?

Also when I get a BH i feel my heart beating really hard too.
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Postby fodla » Mon Aug 22, 2011 1:53 pm

My heart did that a lot, too. It's because of the increased blood flow.
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Postby megaminty » Mon Aug 22, 2011 5:21 pm

Same thing with me. My OB sent me for an EKG, echocardiogram, and stress test. My heart was skipping beats and racing, even during the exams, but the MD said it was normal in pregnancy--like Emma said it's just from the increased blood volume. It's annoying when you're trying to relax in bed, and I had to stop running around 6months because my heart rate was getting too high, but it didn't cause any problems.
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Postby Tamra » Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:18 am

I am a newbie here but just thought I would post that I have this as well. I actually just brought it up AGAIN to the dr at my appointment this week and he took blood to check my thyroid and something else. He did however inform me that it is very normal because of the increased blood flow and that we would get relief once we have the baby.
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