Supraventricular tachycardia

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What is supraventricular tachycardia?

Supraventricular tachycardias which originate somewhere above the ventricles, are caused by abnormal circuitry in the heart, usually present at birth, that creates a loop of overlapping signals. Episodes may last only a few seconds or several hours.

Common symptoms reported by people with supraventricular tachycardia

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Treatments taken by people for supraventricular tachycardia

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Who has supraventricular tachycardia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 119 say SVT is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 6
20s 40
30s 93
40s 104
50s 134
60s 75
70+ 28
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 78
20-29 years 47
30-39 years 43
40-49 years 43
50-59 years 28
60-69 years 6
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 60
Female 421

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 296
Not Diagnosed 5

These charts show data from SVT patients who have completed their condition history
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