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What is cause of supraventricular tachycardia?

Good question. With no simple answer. There are many triggers like caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, excess thyroid hormone, anxiety, stress, decongestants eg pseudoephedrine, direct stimulants eg cocaine, etc. But you also have to have potential electrical connections in your heart that you're born with or acquire eg from rheumatic fever. Read more...

Dr. Says I have supraventricular tachycardia, after ekg, and has ordered a 14 day event monitor and echo. Pulse irregular. Could anxiety cause this?

Anxiety. Anxiety can release certain chemicals that can cause tachy-arrhythmias, but other important issues need to be evaluated to assess your condition. Good luck with the 14 day monitoring process. Read more...