Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), also called paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, is defined as an abnormally fast heartbeat. Its 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.
Signs and symptoms of supraventricular tachycardia may include:
- A fluttering in chest
- Rapid heartbeat (palpitations)
- Shortness of breath
- Lightheadedness or dizziness
- A pounding sensation in the neck
- Fainting (syncope) or near fainting.
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