Supraventricular Tachycardia

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

If you've been diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia, there are several key questions that you should ask your cardiologist during your next visit. These questions will ensure that you and your doctor have discussed your major risk factors so that you can become or stay as healthy as possible.
  • What is supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)?
  • What causes supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)?
  • What are the symptoms of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)?
  • How is supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) diagnosed?
  • How common is supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)?
  • Does supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) always require treatment?
  • What are the treatment options for supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)?
  • What medications are used for supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) and what are the side effects I should watch for?
  • What are the risks of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) if left untreated?
  • Does supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) increase my risk of cardiac arrest?
  • What is an electrophysiologist and when should I see them in addition to my general cardiologist?

  • How often should I follow up with my cardiologist or primary cared doctor about supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)?
  • Can supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) be prevented?
  • Is supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) hereditary?
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