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Dr. Warren Foster
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Supraventricular Tachycardia (Definition)

Supraventricular tachycardia is a condition where the electric impulses that control the pace of the heart are not ...Read more


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Any homeopathy remedies for WPW and svt?

Any homeopathy remedies for WPW and svt?

WPW: Wpw is a serious condition if its causing symptoms and having tachycardias. Using unproven methods to treat potentially life threatening problems is not a good idea. ...Read more

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Is there homapathy for WPW and svt?

Is there homapathy  for WPW and svt?

No, no, and no!: The best treatment for symptomatic WPW is radiofrequency catheter ablation. Even allopathic drugs are not usually an adequate treatment. Wpw is potentially serious with heart rates of 220-300 or more and curable. Don't mess with it. Svt can be handled with medication in many cases or ablation when meds fail or aren't tolerated. ...Read more

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I have SVT have taken lopresser for 12 years 50 mg twice a day.. It usually works great for svt, also used to work for hypertension until recently. My?

Time diminshes all: It's not that the metoprolol loses is efficacy - it's that BP rises with age. Just like everything else, we decay with age. Sorry. No one is immune. (not even doctors!). ...Read more

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how to perform a Valsalva Maneuver for SVT? If it didn't work, what other maneuver that I can do safely?

Valsalva: A valsalva maneuver is bearing down as if having a bowel movement, or forceful exhalation against a closed airway as in closing mouth pinching nose shut while pressing out as if blowing up a balloon. Also massaging the carotid artery just under the angle of the jaw can arrest svt but do this sitting down or laying down as the drop in pulse can be dramatic. ...Read more

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I have SVT & propranolol controlled it for many years. Recently, I am having repeated episodes multiple times each day. Will this damage my heart?

I have SVT & propranolol controlled it for many years. Recently, I am having repeated episodes multiple times each day. Will this damage my heart?

Unlikely: Constant, persistent tachycardia can cause reversible weakness in the heart muscle. But the issue for you, I would think, is symptom control. Why not get checked by the doc who prescribed the propranolol? It isn't the only drug in the medicine chest! ...Read more

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Why does bending down cause my SVT to go into overdrive. My heartrate got as high as 186bpm when I bent down and got up. Heart felt out of control. ?

Why does bending down cause my SVT to go into overdrive. My heartrate got as high as 186bpm when I bent down and got up. Heart felt out of control.

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There are many: potential triggers initiating SVT. Pressure changes in your chest induced by bending, stooping, yawning or holding your breath change the blood return to your heart and thereby its volume. These changes can induce premature beats which trigger your SVT. It sounds like you need evaluation and treatment since you do not appear to be on any and it is causing you concern. ...Read more