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Is svt episode that happens once a month and lasts 20-30 seconds 160bpm dangerous in a 17 year old patient with normal ekg and echo?

Is svt episode that happens once a month and lasts 20-30 seconds 160bpm dangerous in a 17 year old patient with normal ekg and echo?

Not: That would be a nuisance but not dangerous. There are medications and procedures which could help to control it. It would be helpful to see the EKG during the episode. You should see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Can alcohol bring on an episode of svt?

Can alcohol bring on an episode of svt?

ABSOLUTELY!: Alcohol can be directly toxic to the heart in sufficient quantities. Excessive drinking can cause any number of cardiac problems including svt. *i agree. In addition alcohol can lead to dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities - both of which can also contribute to arrhythmias.*. ...Read more

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I have SVT; infrequent episodes w/ no evident causes like dehydration, stress, etc. I have never drank alcohol. Is it safe for me to try alcohol?

I have SVT; infrequent episodes w/ no evident causes like dehydration, stress, etc. I have never drank alcohol. Is it safe for me to try alcohol?

Ask your doc for SVT: Response to alcohol consumption widely varies among people. In life reality, you may try it but with caution just like taking any new drug; of course, avoid falling to its overuse & abuse, for which, go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter05.html. More on life reality? To lists of Facts of Life-1,2,&3 by clicking BUTTON on the left of HOME of www.ForMeFirst.com. ...Read more

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I'm a 24 year old female with SVT and psvt--why does alcohol affect me negatively?

I'm a 24 year old female with SVT and psvt--why does alcohol affect me negatively?

See below: Alcohol serves as an irritant to heart muscle and can lead to atrial arrythymias. Long term heavy alcohol use can cause heart dysfunction/cardiomyopathy. ...Read more

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Can SVT due to alcohol can be cured forever? What should be the precautions for arrhythmia and holiday heart?

Can SVT due to alcohol can be cured forever? What should be the precautions for arrhythmia and holiday heart?

SVT can be cured : Svt can be cured permanently by performing a procedure called ablation the procedure will interrupt the conduction the area of the heart where the rhythm start you will be able to stop the Calan you need to consult a cardiologist who specializes in arehyrhmia management and can perform ablation. ...Read more

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Does quitting smoking bring on episodes of svt?

Does quitting smoking bring on episodes of svt?

No.: Smoking increases your risk of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, or psvt (sudden-onset svt). Quitting smoking would decrease your risk for most smoking-related conditions gradually, so you will still be at risk for a while after you quit. Drugs, caffeine, alcohol, and abnormal pathways in the heart's conductive tissue (ie. Bundle of kent) can also predispose you to svt. ...Read more

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I'm sure I've just had an episode of SVT. Only lasts a few seconds. I think I was fine. Need to emergency now? HR 110 bpm, just still a little dizzy..

I'm sure I've just had an episode of SVT. Only lasts a few seconds. I think I was fine. Need to emergency now? HR 110 bpm, just still a little dizzy..

Seek help: You need to at least seek help urgently with your primary care doctor as it's possible your dizziness is related to low blood pressure from an arrhythmia. Best of luck and please do not drive yourself whether you plan to seek help, as you could pass out while driving! ...Read more

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Can cayenne pepper trigger an episode of svt?

Can cayenne pepper trigger an episode of svt?

Yes: Anything that can cause pain, anxiety and as a result increase adrenaline release can trigger an episode of svt. Some people are more prone to this than others and an individual can have a lot of variability in there own susceptibility. So you can have instances where you have the svt and have the same circumstances on another occaission fail to produce the same result. ...Read more

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