Can you die from your heart beating fast with no heart disease?

Yes but. You can die from a fast heart rate with no recognized heart disease. Some forms of heart disease (eg wpw, lqts, hocm, others) have no symptoms until the fast hr occurs and may occur at a rate that is lethal.

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What to do if I have nonsustained ventricular tachycardia, would this be classed as a long term heart disease?

Yes. this has to be studied and to try and determine why this occurred. VT can be dangerous if it becomes sustained. Speak to a cardiologist about the plans for you , they may consider placing an internal monitor that fires when you go into a VT. Read more...

How dangerous is it to travel with heart disease? I have tachycardia and arrhythmias but have not yet seen cardiologist.

Without knowing the. actual nature and diagnosis of your heart disease, tachycardia and arrhythmias it is impossible to advise whether traveling is safe or not. Odds are it will be OK but there are doctors around the world and usually on plains, boats and trains so you'll be able to get help no matter where or when if needed. Read more...

What does ER do if a patient with heart disease and tachycardia has anaphylaxis shock? Do they still give epinephrine injection?

Usualloy yes. Tachycardia is frequently caused by anaphylaxis. The only drug that truly treats the condition is epinephrine. Therefore, the drug should still be used in patients with heart disease. However, a good way of reducing the danger from the medication is to give lower initial doses, e.g. A pediatric dose of 0.15mg im, which can be repeated every 10 minutes as necessary. Read more...

Heart beating rapidly when ever I go upstairs or run. I am overweight, and I think that there is a history of heart disease in my family. I will run up the stairs or do anything active and my heart beats fast. It scars me. I think I am just psyching mysel

The . The random chest pains are unlikely to be indicative of heart disease. It sounds like the best thing you could do for your health is to lose weight, don't smoke and get more exercise. Most colleges have student health services, which may be your best option to get comprehensive evaluation of your health situation without being hit with a large bill. Read more...