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Can Someone With Svt Ride Roller Coasters
Depends: This is a hard question to answer because it is individualized. Lots of people with svt lead full and active lives with few if any limitations on their activities. However, only *your* cardiologist can decide how safe it is for *you* to do things like riding roller coasters. Please discuss this with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not usually serious: That type of rhythm problem is usually more of a nusance than serious. It can at times be hard to treat as far as preventing recurrences but except for the nusance aspect is usually pretty benign. It would be helpful to know the exact mechaism of the rhythm problem and the heart rate in answering your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Most of the times, SVT happens in normal hearts ...Read more
any procedure has: Risk . However , sedation for colonoscopy is considered to be light and low risk . There are anesthetic agentst that casue tachycardia like ketamine ( less frequently used ) that needs to be avoided . You need to know that you will be monitored and if your blood pressure or heart rate changes , all the necessary steps will be taken by the anesthesiologist. ...Read more
No : An ECG is perfect if you happen to catch the svt during the 6 second tracing. For instance, if you have svt, rush to the er, and they do an ecg, they can diagnose the exact type of svt easily. Otherwise, you need a prolonged period of monitoring to see a sample of the suspect rhythm. ...Read more
Can vary: People with SVT usually feel a sensation of a racing heartbeat, or palpitations. Other symptoms can include chest discomfort, shortness of breath, dizziness, fatigue, or nausea. Rarely patients experience passing out, also called syncope. Generally these symptoms are sudden in their onset and termination. Interestingly, patients often complain of a fullness in the neck or an urge to urinate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Patients who are asymptomatic and who have brief episodes of tachycardia can participate in all sports. No restriction is recommended for those who have more prolonged episodes yet well controlled with medication. Athletes who experience syncope have to be resticted from activities completely until adequate therapy. Ask your doctor what kind of exercise is appropriate for your condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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