Hi everyone. I am new to this group and was really hoping that someone might have some insight for me. I'm a 23 year old female and have been diagnosed with IST since I was 16. My resting heart rate is usually around 120 and spikes up to 160 a couple times a day. I have been to multiple cardiologists (including an electrophysiologist) and nobody seems to be able to find the right medication to control my symptoms, so I currently try to control my HR through meditation and staying hydrated.
My husband and I are now considering getting pregnant, but I am worried about future pregnancies given my IST. I know that heart rate increases when you are pregnant and that is concerning since mine is already so high. Does anyone have experience with this? Is there a certain doctor I need to see or any medications that are safe while pregnant?
Thank you in advance!
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