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Does SVT sometimes cause seizures?

Does SVT sometimes cause seizures?

SVT: It can cause seizure if the heart rate is very fast & associated with significant drop in blood pressure. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Supraventricular Tachycardia (Definition)

A rapid beating of the heart (more than 100 beats/minute) caused by abnormal electrical impulses that originate in the upper chambers ...Read more


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Does atrial flutter usually cause many symptoms?

Does atrial flutter usually cause many symptoms?

Sometimes: Many people with atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter will experience a racing and irregular heartbeat, lightheadness, and feeling off. Some people have no symptoms at all, however. An ekg can pick up this condition. ...Read more

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Does arrhythmia usually cause many symptoms?

Does arrhythmia usually cause many symptoms?

Arrhythmia: Arrhythmia can cause number of symptoms which can include palpitation, shortness of breath, dizziness, sweating, chest pains and syncopy. ...Read more

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Does caffeine cause seizures?

Does caffeine cause seizures?

Caffeine: Yes in susceptible individuals and high doses. ...Read more

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Does sarcoidosis sometimes cause a cardiac arrest?

Does sarcoidosis sometimes cause a cardiac arrest?

Yes: Cardiac involvement in sarcoid is not uncommon but most pts experience arrrhythmias that are usually self limited. However some pts cand develop extensive granulomatous infiltration of the heart conduction system and are at risk for suuden death defibrillators have been of some help. Also pts with advanced fibrosi can develop a rv cardiomyopathy with increased potential for arrest. ...Read more

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What conditions can cause migraine, fast, sometimes irregular, heart rate and myoclonic jerks (all chronic)?

What conditions can cause migraine, fast, sometimes irregular, heart rate and myoclonic jerks (all chronic)?

See a physician: On these are different conditions and may not be related. You should have a physician check you and determine the etiology of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Does atenolol cause svt?

Does atenolol cause svt?

Rarely: Generally, Atenolol suppresses SVT. In rare cases, it can affect your heart to make some types of SVT worse. Also, it can rarely speed up the heart rate, by slowing down certain parts of the hearts electrical system more than others. Lastly, withdrawal from atenolol can make SVT worse, so don't stop the medication too abruptly. See a heart rhythm specialist for treatment options and evaluation ...Read more

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As codeine can cause respiratory depression, can it also cause right atrial enlargement or abnormal ECG findings?

As codeine can cause respiratory depression, can it also cause right atrial enlargement or abnormal ECG findings?

Codeine: Very unlikely codeine would cause such cardiac issues. Overdose might result in secondary cardiac issues, but these would likely be acute. Right atrial enlargement takes more time to develop. "ECG findings" is pretty vague. At your age, if you have such cardiac issues, it is critical to be seen by a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can severe hypoxia cause bradydysrhythmias more often than ventricular fibrillation and why?

Help plz! Can severe hypoxia cause bradydysrhythmias more often than ventricular fibrillation and why?

Either or both: Severe hypoxia can manifest as extreme bradycardia which can degenerate into VF. Many factors influence this including underlying heart disease, electrolyte balance, medications taken to name a few. ...Read more

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Does repeated episodes of SVT cause heart damage or failure?

Does repeated episodes of SVT cause heart damage or failure?

No damage if brief: SVT or supraventricular tachycardia is an abnormally fast heart beat that originates from the upper chambers of the heart. If the rapid heart beats are short-lived i.e. minutes or hours, and then the heart returns to normal there will be no damage. If the heart races for a long time i.e. weeks or longer, then there can be weakening of the heart pumping function. ...Read more

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Does kindling really exist to cause seizures?

Does kindling really exist to cause seizures?

First comes a spark: Kindling is to epilepsy what a breeze is to a newly lit fire. Because seizures are basically electrical brushfires in the brain, certain stimuli (often simply more seizures) provoke bigger and badder seizures. Seizures beget seizures. For best control, get early control--before things are out of control, like a forest fire. ...Read more

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How/why does hyperventilation sometimes lead to syncope?

How/why does hyperventilation sometimes lead to syncope?

Carbon dioxide: This is the main "driver" for us to breathe. Co2 levels in the brain cause the respiratory center to signal breathing. When you hyperventilate you blow off a lot of co2 and the brain senses no need to breathe. Another driver is oxygen but since your o2 levels be high, the brain senses you have enough o2. ...Read more

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Can diarrhea cause epilepsy or seizures?

Can diarrhea cause epilepsy or seizures?

Possible : If florid and untreated, can cause dehydration and chemical imbalance, which can eventuate in full blown seizures. ...Read more