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hi. i'm about three to four weeks pregnant (and it is my first pregnancy) my heart has been beating very fast for the past about 12 hours just stopping for about five to ten minutes. Is it normal or there is a problem? Can you please recommend something to make it stop. thanks in advance

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replied October 12th, 2010
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

Some lowering of blood pressure and anemia is expected in pregnancy. Please get this evaluated immediately as this could also be heart related. This is something best not treated on net. Take care!

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