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Sudden spikes in heart rate, high pulse even at rest, pregnant. How to treat symptoms?

hi, im 19 years old and my heart rate will randomly jump extremely and stay very high for almost 30 minutes to a hour at a time. and by jump extremely i mean go from my average pulse to 164 without me even doing and activity. it can happen with me just sitting there watching tv. this has been happening for almost 3 years now. hint, i am currently 5 10 200 pounds and 4 months pregnant. before my pregnancy i was slightly slim around 180 pounds.
Asked On : Mon, 1 Oct 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.

Some amount of hemodynamic changes are common during pregnancy.
Though tachycardia, hyperdynamic circulation etc can be seen in pregnancy, pulse rate of 164 at rest is something abnormal.
So better to consult cardiologist once and get evaluated regarding this.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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