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Rapid Heart Beat

Postby grace04 » Sun Aug 01, 2004 07:33 pm

by grace04 (497 Posts), Sun Aug 01, 2004 07:33 pm

Ever since I had PE last Feb/March, my heart beats rapidly quite often and doesn't slow down. It usually happens at night when I lay down to go to bed. If I get up, it feels better, but is still going fast. Is this common? I feel like there is damage to my heart or something. My BP has been down since early April, and I got off Procardia at the end of May. But my heart still races at night. Would it have anything to do with the baby aspirin? Any thoughts on this would be appreciated. Thank you.

Jaime Nolan
Mother of Grace Ann Nolan
2/22/04-3/2/04 (born @ 27 weeks Pre E)
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Re : Rapid Heart Beat

Postby expert on call » Mon Sep 13, 2004 06:34 pm

by expert on call (297 Posts), Mon Sep 13, 2004 06:34 pm

Many women with pre-hypertension have a sense of racing heart. It can easily be treated with a ß-blocker that slows the heart down. This was not caused by preeclampsia. See your doctor and ask if there is a treatment for your racing heart.


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