Supraventricular Tachycardia

Last updated: 19 Nov 2021  |  5494 Views  | 

Supraventricular Tachycardia


Supraventricular Tachycardia

Iheartbeat faster than usual Causing the heart to not fully fill with blood, beating 150–250 beats per minute, from normal 60-100 beats per minute, SVT includes a long-standing heart flutter, known as AFIB, a common type and other types AVNRT AVRT Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome SVT is found in both men and women.

Normally, the current starts at the SA node, begins to shrink at the A preparation room. followed by ventricles Excessive electrical current causes such as digoxin theophylline or COPD pneumonia, alcohol, caffeine, and smoking increase the risk of SVT.

palpitations, dizziness, rapid breathing, fainting, chest tightness, tiredness, sweating, nausea, symptoms often begin and stop abruptly. in minutes or hours

History taking, physical examination, ECG, lab results, X-rays of the lungs Holter monitor portable 24-hour ECG helps monitor SVT occurring within 24 hours. EPS examination into the blood vessels into the heart.

 Asymptomatic patients do not need treatment if they have vagal maneuvers or coughing. Medications such as adenosine and verapamil and cardioversion are used for urgency. If general treatment is ineffective If recurrence, beta-blockers or pacemakers catheter ablation and surgery may be used.

Things to do

should control stress and others such as diabetes, high blood pressure

Should eat low-fat, low-salt, low-cholesterol diet. lose weight when overweight

You should exercise regularly.

Pulse should be practiced. It should be in the range of 50-100 per minute and regularly.

You should also bring your current medications to your doctor for evaluation.

Tell your doctor if you have chest tightness, palpitations, fainting, or other unexplained symptoms.

don't do

Do not take herbal medicines diet pills or other drugs

no smoking or drinking alcohol or caffeine

do not drink alcohol especially before bedtime


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