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High bp, on medication, hypertension after delivery, flutter in chest, sleepless night

I have high bp and I m on 3 bp medication I also had a baby in November last year and to this day lost 50 pounds. I develop htn after my baby and also mild Lvh I m 36 yrs old. I hv been feling a lot of flutter in my chest doesn t hurt but it s to the point where I m like wow... I also haven t been sleeping at night bc my son wake up every 2 hour. Working school and taking care of a 4&5 year Old.. I want to know if I should be concern about these flutter... Also when I do activities my heart rate goes up to 145/101 like bringing my son up 2 flight of stairs. Shld I be concern about that??? I m on hctz. 60 and lisinopril 20
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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Anything related to heart is to be concerned of. since you have additional cardiac problems and blood pressure it increases your risk for other troubles like atherosclerosis(blood vessel blocking disease). So to my opinion better get a Cardiology consultation. If they find any thing wrong with your heart(flutter most likely arterial) and a treatable cause then they will cure. An ecg with Echo will be done at first with a Thyroid function test. It could be even because your BP medication make you hypovolaemic which is causing all the compensatory tachycardia and flutter. Where they will change the medications as needed.Hope you find my suggestion valuable. Feel free for any more quarries.
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Dr Samir
Answered: Fri, 8 Nov 2013
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