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Heart rate..

I am a 24 and a half year old white female with 3 children ages 4 and under. My heart rate is normally on the higher side when I am pregnant and that's pretty much the only time I ever check it. But I've been checking it a lot the past few days and every time it's been between 101-109bpm. Even after just waking up after sleeping. Sometimes I do feel like my heart is racing. Is this something I should get checked out by a doctor?
Mon, 11 Jan 2010
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Hi.. The heart rate is determined by various parameters. they can be caused by emotional variations and physicak stress.   They other known causes could be because of anaemiahyperthyroidism... If the problem has been in the recent pastand is persisting you can get it checked by a doctor...

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