Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

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What is Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a condition in which episodes of fast heart rate (tachycardia) occur because of an abnormal extra electrical pathway in the heart. This results in a tachycardia known as an atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia.

Common symptoms reported by people with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cartia XT)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tambocor)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Breath Meditation)
Type
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Paxil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cartia XT)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tambocor)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Breath Meditation)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Paxil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 16
30s 14
40s 22
50s 20
60s 12
70+ 6
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 29
20-29 years 7
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 20
Female 70

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 55
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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