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As a sufferer of SVT for the past 6 years I still find it quite scary when an attack happens but have learnt to try to stay a bit calmer than I used to. Hard as this may be, it is your heart after all.
This morning I had an attack (they seem to happen for no rhyme or reason) I wasn't tired, hadn't drunk alcohol the day before etc. However I tried one thing which stopped the attack and it only lasted 15-20 minutes when before now an attack has lasted half a day.
Running very cold water over both writsts for 2-3 minutes at a time worked. I did this once then went and sat down, it hadn't stopped so after 10 or so mintues went back to the bathroom and put my wrists under the tap again. My SVT then stopped immediately.
I think with this technique you have to do it a couple of times and make sure the water is very cold so it's amost unbearable! It's the quickest my SVT has ever stopped!
I hope this helps some people.
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