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18 Weeks pregnant and feel pulse in head, throat, nose and chest..All day long.

Has anyone else ever experienced this? I am 18 weeks pregnant.   It all started a few weeks ago and I seem to have better days and horrible days.  I always have that pulse in my neck/throat and inside my nose, (feel it all the time but sometimes it is less noticeable )  but sometimes I get horrible days with headache (pain with pulse in my head) and feel my heartbeat everywhere in my upper body.  My heart rate is always normal and I monitored my blood pressure last week (for a whole week) and the highest was 144/89 and lowest 126/82.  (I used to be 120/80 or lower but the doc said that the bp readings are okay) SO I have no idea what is causing this, and it is driving me nuts! I am afraid that it will get worse..Anyone ever have this heartbeat feeling in your throat, nose, sometimes hands and always in chest?
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Your body is pumping 50% more blood then a non-pregnant body would. So long as your heartrate and BP are normal then it isn't problematic. Some women are just more in-tuned to what their body is doing and can feel their blood pumping through their veins.
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It might still be high blood pressure, the only difference is that you don't have it 24/7. Those headaches definitely sound like hbp. They say that a blood pressure of 140/90 or higher is considered high blood pressure and you said your highest was 144/89. There's your answer :-)
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