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Supraventricular Tachycardia

Supraventricular Tachycardia: Introduction

A type of heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia) where a rapid heart beat that originates in upper heart chambers (atria). The severity of SVT can vary greatly. It can last for a few minutes and cause little or no symptoms or it can last for hours and cause palpitations, chest pain, light headedness, shortness of breath and even fainting in rare cases. The symptoms occur because the rapid heart beat prevents the heart from functioning efficiently and results in a reduced oxygen supply to the body. Causes of SVT include lung disease, certain medications and abnormal heart structure. Also called SVT or atrial tachycardia. ...more »

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