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Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-arrhythmia/symptoms-causes/syc-20350668?p=1

ew Heart rhythm problems (heart arrhythmias) occur when the electrical impulses that coordinate your heartbeats don't work properly, causing your heart to beat too fast, too slow or irregularly. Heart arrhythmias (uh-RITH-me-uhs) may feel like a fluttering or racing heart and may be harmless. However, some heart arrhythmias may cause bothersome — sometimes even life-threatening — signs and symp...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tachycardia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355137?p=1

ardia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of doctors trained in heart diseases, heart rhythm disorders and heart surgery (cardiologists, electrophysiologists, and cardiac and cardiovascular surgeons) works together to provide your care. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating tachycardia and treat about 11,000 people...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/supraventricular-tachycardia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355253?p=1

entricular tachycardia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists), heart rhythm conditions (electrophysiologists), heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), and other areas collaborate as a team to provide the most appropriate care for people with supraventricular tachycardia and other heart co...

Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-tachycardia/cdc-20355258?p=1

tachycardia Atrial tachycardia is the least common type of supraventricular tachycardia. It's generally seen in children with underlying heart disorders such as congenital heart disease, particularly those who've had heart surgery. Atrial tachycardia may also be triggered by factors such as an infection or drug or alcohol use. For some people, atrial tachycardia increases during pregnancy or e...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cardiogenic-shock/symptoms-causes/syc-20366739?p=1

ew Cardiogenic shock is a condition in which your heart suddenly can't pump enough blood to meet your body's needs. The condition is most often caused by a severe heart attack, but not everyone who has a heart attack has cardiogenic shock. Cardiogenic shock is rare, but it's often fatal if not treated immediately. If treated immediately, about half the people who develop the condition survive. ...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/premature-ventricular-contractions/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376762?p=1

sis An electrocardiogram (ECG) can detect the extra beats and identify the pattern and source. Electrocardiogram Depending on the frequency and timing of your PVCs, different types of ECG testing options are available. Standard ECG. Sensors (electrodes) are attached to your chest and limbs to create a graphical record of the electrical signals traveling through your heart. This brief test usual...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scorpion-stings/symptoms-causes/syc-20353859?p=1

ew Scorpion stings are painful but rarely life-threatening. Young children, and sometimes the very old, are most at risk of serious complications. In the United States, the bark scorpion, found mainly in the desert Southwest, is the only scorpion species with venom potent enough to cause severe symptoms. Worldwide, only about 30 of the estimated 1,500 species of scorpions produce venom toxic en...

Request an appointment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ventricular-tachycardia/request-appointment/ptc-20253559?p=1

t an appointment By Mayo Clinic Staff Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people. In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need. U.S. patients Online reques...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ventricular-tachycardia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355144?p=1

sis To diagnose ventricular tachycardia, your doctor may review your symptoms and your family and medical history and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor may order several tests to diagnose your condition, determine the cause and severity of your condition, and determine the most appropriate treatment. In some cases, ventricular tachycardia may be a medical emergency and require an urge...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sick-sinus-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20377554?p=1

ew Sick sinus syndrome — also known as sinus node disease or sinus node dysfunction — is a group of heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) in which the heart's natural pacemaker (sinus node) doesn't work properly. The sinus node is an area of specialized cells in the upper right chamber of the heart that controls the rhythm of your heart. Normally, the sinus node produces a steady pace of regular ...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tachycardia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355133?p=1

sis To diagnose your condition and determine the specific type of tachycardia, your doctor will evaluate your symptoms, conduct a thorough physical examination, and ask you about your health habits and medical history. Several heart tests also may be necessary to diagnose tachycardia. Electrocardiogram (ECG) An electrocardiogram, also called an ECG or EKG, is the most common tool used to diagno...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/supraventricular-tachycardia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355243?p=1

ew Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), also called paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, is defined as an abnormally fast heartbeat. It's a broad term that includes many forms of heart rhythm problems (heart arrhythmias) that originate above the ventricles (supraventricular) in the atria or AV node. A normal heart rate is 60 to 100 beats per minute. A heart rate of more than 100 beats per mi...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hair-loss/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372932?p=1

sis Before making a diagnosis, your doctor will likely give you a physical exam and ask about your medical history and family history. He or she may also perform tests, such as the following: Blood test. This may help uncover medical conditions related to hair loss. Pull test. Your doctor gently pulls several dozen hairs to see how many come out. This helps determine the stage of the shedding p...

Request an appointment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tachycardia/request-appointment/ptc-20253993?p=1

t an appointment By Mayo Clinic Staff Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people. In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need. U.S. patients Online reques...

Request an appointment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/supraventricular-tachycardia/request-appointment/ptc-20301887?p=1

t an appointment By Mayo Clinic Staff Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people. In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need. U.S. patients Online reques...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20353118?p=1

ew Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. Diseases under the heart disease umbrella include blood vessel diseases, such as coronary artery disease; heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias); and heart defects you're born with (congenital heart defects), among others. The term "heart disease" is often used interchangeably with the term "cardiovascular disease." Cardiovas...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pheochromocytoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20355367?p=1

ew A pheochromocytoma (fee-o-kroe-moe-sy-TOE-muh) is a rare, usually noncancerous (benign) tumor that develops in an adrenal gland. Usually, this type of tumor affects one of your two adrenal glands, but it can affect both. If you have a pheochromocytoma, the tumor releases hormones that cause either episodic or persistent high blood pressure. Untreated, a pheochromocytoma can result in severe ...

Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/avnrt/cdc-20355254?p=1

entricular nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) Atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) is the most common type of supraventricular tachycardia. Episodes often start and end suddenly, and occur because of a reentrant circuit — also called an accessory pathway — located in or near the AV node that causes the heart to beat prematurely. AVNRT tends to occur more often in young women, but i...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ventricular-fibrillation/symptoms-causes/syc-20364523?p=1

ew Ventricular fibrillation is a heart rhythm problem that occurs when the heart beats with rapid, erratic electrical impulses. This causes pumping chambers in your heart (the ventricles) to quiver uselessly, instead of pumping blood. Sometimes triggered by a heart attack, ventricular fibrillation causes your blood pressure to plummet, cutting off blood supply to your vital organs. Ventricular ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ventricular-tachycardia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355138?p=1

ew Ventricular tachycardia is a heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia) caused by abnormal electrical signals in the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles). Your heart rate is regulated by electrical signals sent across heart tissues. A healthy heart normally beats about 60 to 100 times a minute when at rest and is defined by signals that originate in the upper chambers of the heart (atria). In ve...