Ventricular tachycardia

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What is ventricular tachycardia?

Ventricular tachycardia is a fast heart rhythm, that originates in one of the ventricles of the heart. This is a potentially life-threatening arrhythmia because it may lead to ventricular fibrillation, asystole, and sudden death.

Common symptoms reported by people with ventricular tachycardia

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

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Treatments taken by people for ventricular tachycardia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
43
Tried for
ventricular tachycardia (1)

Data from patients with ventricular tachycardia, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with ventricular tachycardia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
ventricular tachycardia (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with ventricular tachycardia, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has ventricular tachycardia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 51 say ventricular tachycardia is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 11
30s 31
40s 34
50s 54
60s 45
70+ 26
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 15
20-29 years 17
30-39 years 13
40-49 years 12
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 9
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 60
Female 142

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 99
Not Diagnosed 9

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