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What Is The Difference Between 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have symptomatic WPW syndrome (episode SVT about once a year), i take medications all the time, can I fly commercial airplane (3 hours)?
Kristalose 20 grams 2 x daily for constipation. Is this safe and a good dose? Any side effects? I have SVT/WPW syndrome.
Constipation: Constipation in an otherwise healthy person is usually due to inadequate fiber and fluid intake, and is especially prevalent in Western society due to the widespread use of processed foods combined with a high intake of non-vegetarian foods. Adding fiber supplements e.g. Benefiber, Metamucil, Konsyl and Aloe Vera helps. Lactulose also helps by fighting the colon's effort to dehydrate the stool. ...Read more
1 yr ago i had SVT episode, my pulse went to 195. I went to ER & they just discharged me bc it went back 2 norm. Now on beta blockersfor wpw. Ok?
Preexitation: Syndrome or wolf-parkinson-white. This is an aberrant accessory conduction pathway of the electric stimulation from the upper chambers (atria) to the lower chambers (ventricle) , a short cut and it fires up pulse goes up. I am a surgeon, thus i would suggest see a cardiologist as a definitive treatment in form of rf ablation does exist. Keep living as a normal person! ...Read more
2months ago my 20 yr son had ablation for wpw. He is still symptomatic. He wore a 21 day monitor. diangosis paroxysmal svt, hr hi 203, he's 20. Serious?
Needs evaluation : If there is persistent tachycardia after an ablation either there is another arrhythmia focus or a recurrence of the same focus. Repeat ep testing might be needed after the holter/event monitor documents the tachycardia. Please see ep doc soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On propranolol 20 mg 2x a day for SVT (wpw), &hbp. I need one that lasts longer but can't take er. Toprol (metoprolol) was to strong even at 25 mg. Any suggestion?
Switch propranolol?: You need to discuss your problem with the physician (p) who is prescribing your Propranolol to you. It is best for p, who knows your history and you best, to make any changes in cardiac therapy, especially for a patient with a svt. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How dangerous is Fleccanide? My doctor mentioned possibly putting me on it. Is it better for my SVT than Nadolol or propranolol? I have WPW syndrome.
High: fleccanide is most dangerous out of antiarrythmic drugs. but it can be used as last resort under close supervision. it may cause VT or V fib. it is not recommend routinely. ...Read more
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