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Pregnant, pulse rate high. Suggestions? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Doctor:How are you doing
User:fine ma
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:my wife having age of 24 pregnant about 6 weeks
User:feels hight pulse rate
Doctor:How much water does she have in a day?
User:after taking sleep of afternoon
User:not more
Doctor:Does she wake up suddenly and then get off the bed quickly?
User:and it haapen from two days back
Doctor:What happens is that in pregnancy , certain hormones are released which cause the blood vessels to widen
Doctor:This causes a fall in blood pressure
Doctor:So the heart rate becomes high as a compensatory mechanism
User:but bloodpressure is normal
Doctor:Just hear me out
Doctor:the blood pressure will not become really low
Doctor:It'll just fall by a few points
Doctor:It will remain normal but it is lesser than before
Doctor:So the heart rate increases
Doctor:Second thing is that she needs to take plenty of water
Doctor:Atleast 3-4 litres in a day
Doctor:Thirdly, when she wakes up, I dont want her to leave the bed suddenly
Doctor:She should wake up, Then lie in that position for 1-2 minutes
Doctor:Then sit in the bed for 1-2 minutes
Doctor:Then get up slowly from the bed
Doctor:That will take care of the symptoms
Doctor:Its a small thing
Doctor:You dont need to worry about it
Doctor:Is she taking folic acid tablets regularly?
Doctor:Is she taking a balanced diet?
User:with fruits and juise
Doctor:Is she taking plenty of protein ?
Doctor:like dal, rajma, non veg or eggs?
User:waht ever in the food not other thing
Doctor:why dont you request a diet chart for her
User:we vegetarian
Doctor:They'll make a diet plan for her
User:yes i want
Doctor:so she knows what she needs to eat
User:waight is 45 kg
Doctor:Will your raise the request on the portaal?
User:hemoglobin 11.2
Doctor:Just login and click on request a diet chart
User:ok i will try
Doctor:OR should I raise a request for you
User:if u van it will help for me
Doctor:I'll do it
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Have a good day
Doctor:Bye for now
User:ok thanks
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