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Is SVT inherited from your parents?

Is SVT inherited from your parents?

Usually not: Svt can be part of heritable cardiac conditions, so in that sense the svt can be passed down by parents. But the arrhythmia itself usually is not per se inherited. An echocardiogram and electrocardiograph ordered by your doctor will help sort this out. ...Read more

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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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Is SVT inherited?

Is SVT inherited?

Possibly: This is a large, diverse topic. There is a familial basis for some patients with wolff parkinson white syndrome. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is typically a genetic disease and some cohorts have increased prevalence of svt and wpw. There are mitochondrial mutations that appear to have increased prevalence of svt. ...Read more

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Can you die from svt?

Can you die from svt?

Uncommon but yes: Yes if the heart rate is too fast & not treated for some time associated with drop in blood pressure.This can happen in a condition called wolf parkinson white syndrome. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of svt?

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 more

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Can a person die from svt?

Very rare: This rhythm disturbance can be treated emergently by electrical cardioversion or drug therapy. It can be associated with WPW syndrome which can result in extremely fast heart rate and vascular collapse. Fortunately this condition can be cured by ablation therapy. In the majority of patients it doesn't cause severe symptoms and can be managed with medical therapy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of svt?

Supravent tachy: Pounding heart, shortness of breath, chest pain, increased respirations, light-headedness, loss of consciousness may all occur. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to die from SVT ?

SVT: If untreated people could die from prolonged or persistent svt. Because it causes hypotension, loss of consciousness, heart attack/stroke and death. ...Read more

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Could my sons untreated reflux be triggering svts?

Could my sons untreated reflux be triggering svts?

Svt trigger: unlikely but if it is leading to stress it might be contributing, I don't think we can say for sure no... ...Read more

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