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Doctor insights on: Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia Psvt

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Rapid Heart Beat (Definition)

Rapid heart beat is a symptom in which a person's heart is beating fast. A fast heart rate can be normal if a person is excited or exercising. Sometimes a rapid rate is called sinus tachycardia, atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation, etc..., depending on the type of arrhythmia (heart ...Read more


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Can you tell me about being diagnosed with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (psvt?

Sure: It's common and treatable. Stay in touch with your doctor. Here's a reference: http://books.google.com/books?id=YJtodBwNxokC&pg=PA84&lpg=PA84&dq=Mayo+PSVT&source=bl&ots=mmm5Hj5_WH&sig=V-IxbyGMznX7-kQRwg0pOdUV7q4&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Ta2nU_unNNK9oQSdwYL4AQ&ved=0CFEQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=Mayo%20PSVT&f=false ...Read more

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Will i still be able to travel since i've been diagnosed with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia?

Will i still be able to travel since i've been diagnosed with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia?

Yes: There would typically be no travel restrictions. Of course, the anxiety associated with the prospect of having an episode while on the road is one of the many factors that make patients more interested in ablation for their svt. ...Read more

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Could taking magnesium stop my paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia?

Could taking magnesium stop my paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia?

MAGNESIUM : Magnesium is a very potent mineral and has many uses . It relaxes cardiac muscle and can decrease the. Incidence of palpitations. In IV form it use used to treat several arrhythmia's. You need a full exam lab testing Especially TFTS/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO and Thalium scan. The discussion of treatment options with your Cardiologist. ...Read more

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For the experts - might taking magnesium stop my paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia?

Nope: Sorry. Doesn't work like that. The amount of mag you'd have to take to affect your heart at all would give you such diarrhea as you've never encountered, and it still wouldn't get that rhythm to stop. ...Read more

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Should i take Adderall if I have a history paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia?

Should i take Adderall if I have a history paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia?

Probably not. : If you have svt you should really have this treated and cured before taking adderall. Radio-frequency ablation (rf) has very good success rates and is probably the first line treatment in a young patient. You should see an ep doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take Adderall if I have paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia?

Can I take Adderall if I have  paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia?

Better not to: It can worsen your svt. It would be better not to, if possible. Risks must always be weighed against benefits. The type and frequency of your svt as well as your age and general health all factor into the equation. Only the doctor caring for you and who knows your specifics can help make an informed judgement. ...Read more

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Is supraventricular tachycardia an emergency?

Can be: Depends on how long it is since the event started and is it paroxysmal or persistant , is it causing symptoms of chest pain , low bp, passing out feeling etc. If symptomatic it can be an emergency you must seek medical attention either way. ...Read more

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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