Pregnancy: Premature Ventricular Contractions

Pregnancy: Premature Ventricular Contractions

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Premature ventricular contractions occur when there are heartbeats earlier than what they should be. They will briefly interrupt the rhythm of the heart. These may feel like a flutter or a skipped heartbeat. Not only are they common in children, but they are common in adults as well. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

Permature ventricular contractions can occur for a number of reasons. One of which is having too little or too much of certain minerals in the body. It is also possible that there is too much oxygen in the blood, which could mean that pneumonia is present. There are also some medications that can cause them as well as drinking too much caffeine.

Many of these items are present when a woman is pregnant, which can cause her to have premature ventricular contractions. When they do occur, it is always best to discuss them with your doctor. This will help you to determine the cause for the contractions so that treatment is a possibility.

Depending on the reason for the premature ventricular contractions, there are a number of treatment options available. The best choice, however, is to take care of your health while you are pregnant and make sure that you are getting all of the proper nutrients on a daily basis.

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Monica Scott, BS, RN
Monica Scott, BS, RN | ConceiveEasy
Ms. Scott joined ConceiveEasy after working in prenatal obstetrical care for two years in a private practice before being promoted to Director of Nursing. She has a strong interest in women's health with an emphasis on promoting fertility awareness.