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Heart arrhythmia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Overview Typical heartbeat Open pop-up dialog box Close Typical heartbeat Typical heartbeat In a typical heart rhythm, a tiny cluster of cells at the sinus node sends out an electrical signal. The signal then travels through the atria to the atrioventricular (AV) node and into the ventricles, causing them to contract and pump blood. A heart arrhythmia (uh-RITH-me-uh) is an irregular heartbeat. ...

Atrial tachycardia - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Atrial tachycardia Atrial tachycardia is a fast heartbeat (arrhythmia). It's a type of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). During an atrial tachycardia episode, the heart rate increases to more than 100 beats a minute before returning to a typical heart rate of around 60 to 80 beats a minute. An episode may start gradually or it may start abruptly. Atrial tachycardia can cause a feeling of a po...

Supraventricular tachycardia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Supraventricular 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 hea...

Tachycardia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Tachycardia care at Mayo Clinic Tachycardia teamwork at Mayo Clinic At Mayo Clinic, an interdisciplinary team of tachycardia experts works together to provide compassionate, whole-person care. Note: Items within this content were created prior to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and do not demonstrate proper pandemic protocols. Please follow all recommended Centers for Disease C...

Supraventricular tachycardia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), your health care provider will examine you and ask questions about your symptoms and medical history. Blood tests are usually done to check for conditions that can cause similar symptoms, such as thyroid disease. Tests Tests that may be done to evaluate the heart and diagnose supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) include: Electrocardiogram ...

Tachycardia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Overview Tachycardia heartbeat Open pop-up dialog box Close Tachycardia heartbeat Tachycardia heartbeat In tachycardia, an irregular electrical signal (impulse) starting in the upper or lower chambers of the heart causes the heart to beat faster. Tachycardia (tak-ih-KAHR-dee-uh) is the medical term for a heart rate over 100 beats a minute. Many types of irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias) can...

Tachycardia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tachycardia consultation at Mayo Clinic A thorough physical exam, medical history and testing are required to diagnose tachycardia. Note: Items within this content were created prior to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and do not demonstrate proper pandemic protocols. Please follow all recommended Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for masking and so...

WPW syndrome: Rare cause of sudden cardiac death in children - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/wolff-parkinson-white-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20354626

Apr 30th, 2022 - Overview Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome Open pop-up dialog box Close Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome In Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, an extra electrical pathway between your heart's upper chambers and lower chambers causes a rapid heartbeat. In Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, an extra signaling pathway between the heart's upper and ...

Atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) Atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) is the most common type of supraventricular tachycardia. People with AVNRT have episodes of an irregularly fast heartbeat (more than 100 beats per minute) that often start and end suddenly. The episodes are due to an extra pathway — called a reentrant circuit — located in or near the AV node th...

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

Apr 30th, 2022 - Overview Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is as an irregularly fast or erratic heartbeat (arrhythmia) that affects the heart's upper chambers. SVT is also called paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. The typical heart beats about 60 to 100 times a minute. A heart rate of more than 100 beats a minute is called a tachycardia (tak-ih-KAHR-dee-uh). During an episode of SVT, the heart beats abo...

Malignant Hyperthermia: What It Is, Sy
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Apr 25th, 2022 - Overview What is malignant hyperthermia? Malignant hyperthermia is a genetic disease that causes a life-threatening reaction to certain anesthesia medications. The disorder usually runs in families and is treatable. General anesthesia allows a person to undergo surgery without awareness. There are several medications that can produce general anesthesia. Only a few of these medications trigger m...

Arrhythmia: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Diag
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Mar 22nd, 2022 - Overview What is an arrhythmia? An arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia) is an irregular or abnormal heartbeat. What are the types of arrhythmias? Supraventricular arrhythmias: Arrhythmias that begin in the atria (the heart’s upper chambers). "Supra” means above. “Ventricular” refers to the lower chambers of the heart or ventricles. Ventricular arrhythmias: Arrhythmias that begin in the ventricl...

Ventricular tachycardia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 2nd, 2022 - Diagnosis Ventricular tachycardia consultation at Mayo Clinic A thorough physical exam, medical history and testing are required to diagnose ventricular tachycardia. To diagnose ventricular tachycardia, the health care provider will usually do a physical exam and ask questions about your symptoms, habits and medical history. Sometimes, ventricular tachycardia is a medical emergency that require...

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

Feb 2nd, 2022 - Overview Ventricular tachycardia heartbeat Open pop-up dialog box Close Ventricular tachycardia heartbeat Ventricular tachycardia heartbeat In ventricular tachycardia, an irregular electrical impulse starting in the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles) causes the heart to beat faster. Ventricular tachycardia is a heart rhythm problem (arrhythmia) caused by irregular electrical signals in th...

Ventricular tachycardia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 2nd, 2022 - Ventricular tachycardia care at Mayo Clinic Ventricular tachycardia teamwork at Mayo Clinic At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of health care providers works together to provide expert ventricular tachycardia care. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) and heart rhythm disorde...

Tachycardia: Causes, Symp
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Nov 23rd, 2021 - Overview An EKG with more than 100 beats per minute. What is tachycardia? When you have tachycardia, your heart beats faster than it should for a few seconds to a few hours. Normally, your heart rate is 60 to 100 beats per minute when you’re not active. When your heart beats more than 100 times a minute, that’s tachycardia. Because your heart beats too often, it doesn’t have the time it needs t...

Pulmonary edema - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-edema/symptoms-causes/syc-20377009

Nov 17th, 2021 - Overview Pulmonary edema is a condition caused by excess fluid in the lungs. This fluid collects in the numerous air sacs in the lungs, making it difficult to breathe. In most cases, heart problems cause pulmonary edema. But fluid can collect in the lungs for other reasons, including pneumonia, exposure to certain toxins and medications, trauma to the chest wall, and traveling to or exercising ...

Goiter - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 6th, 2021 - Overview Enlarged thyroid Open pop-up dialog box Close Enlarged thyroid Enlarged thyroid Widespread enlargement of the thyroid can expand the gland well beyond its typical size (left) and cause a noticeable bulge in the neck (right). A goiter (GOI-tur) is the irregular growth of the thyroid gland. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck just below the Adam's appl...

Fibromyalgia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromyalgia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354780

Oct 26th, 2021 - Overview Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain and spinal cord process painful and nonpainful signals. Symptoms often begin after an event, such as physical trauma, surgery, infection or significant psycho...

Scorpion sting - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 28th, 2021 - Overview Bark scorpion Open pop-up dialog box Close Bark scorpion Bark scorpion The bark scorpion is commonly found in the desert of the southwestern United States. Scorpion stings are painful but rarely life-threatening. Young children and older adults are most at risk of serious complications. In the United States, the bark scorpion, found mainly in the desert Southwest, is the only scorpion ...