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Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

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  • Recently diagnosed with Wolff Parkinson white

    About a month and a half ago I was diagnosed with WPW. I’m a 20 year old female. I began having racing heart beats about 3ish months ago! That was all I had though. Now Its like I’m having other symptoms..shortness of breath, fatigue. & I just don’t feel normal anymore. It’s depressing me! I just...

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  • What to expect

    I have been diagnosed today with wolff parkinson white syndrome from my cardiologist. I was originally diagnosed with a right bundle branch block but my gp got it wrong. I have been advised to get the catheter ablation and am booked in to get the procedure done. I am 24 and think I should get it done...

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  • Wpw syndrome

    Hi should i be worried about wpw syndrome? Ive been newly diagnosed with this and i dont know if i should be alarmed or worried. Is it life threatening?

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  • WPW and PDE5 inhibitors

    44 year old male recently diagnosed and yet to see Cardio consultant. Wondering if safe to still take Tadalafil/Cialis with WPW or if this is a bad idea? Just very anxious and worried at the moment. Thanks

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  • Newly diagnosed WPW

    Found out earlier this month I have WPW. I have an upcoming appointment with an electrophysiologist and I'm scheduled to wear a 48 hour monitor this week. The cardiologist seemed confused that I had never struggled athletically growing up, and his surprise was a bit unsettling to me. The diagnosis...

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  • lightheadedness

    Hi I had been dignosed WPW in 2002 i had 3 ablation in uk in 2004 but did not worked. I had been taking cordarone 200 mg since 2002 in 2012 i seen a doctor in USA and change medicine to flecanide. in Oct 2013 i had a new ablation in USA and it worked. but I was not feeling okay lately and i had an irrigular...

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  • Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome treatment

    Over a year ago I was diagnosed with WPW and put on medication which my body did not respond to. Just one year ago I had a catheter ablation done and the doctors said it had been successful. These past couple months I've been having my heart race and I did other 30 day ECG study to find out that...

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  • Is ablation for WPW worth it?? ❤️

    Hi, I'm new to this and looking for any information or advice people can give I was diagnosed with WPW 10 years ago now when I was 14 and have been on Atenolol ever since. The medication has done an amazing job of controlling my symptoms and minimising episodes but of course they are still there...

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    Just wondering if anyone knows if there is a better company to use My son is 5 months old and we are going Spain for one week x

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  • Runner with WPW

    Hi all,Im a 51 year old male and was diagnosed with wpw over 35 years ago when aged 16! I have been a active runner all that time. I suffer with about 5 to 6 episodes of SVT per year often triggered by physical activity.I have read that it can occasionaly be life threatening(didnt realise this before).Also...

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  • Can u go abroad with wpw

    My son is 12 weeks got diagnosed when he was 4 weeks old and since as had 3 episodes of svt , we are currently under great Ormond street hospital they have said he will have a ablation but not until he's 16kg so it won't b yet , he's on medication at the moment , i judt wanted to know...

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  • Anyone else have these symptoms?

    I was diagnosed with WPW last November in the ER. I was having chest pain, neasea and hypertension. My family has a history of hypertension. The gave me a stress test, MRI and X-rays and my heart was functioning normal and looked well. I was put on a 25mg Metoprolol but the med was too strong for me,...

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  • Wpw and exercice

    53 y old. Done sport all my life just diagnosed last summer after completing a difficult half marathon in the heat. Since then my dr told me I could continue to traîn no problem but I get more frequent episode. My increased pulse is around 100 when it occurs. Always at rest. Never while exercising...

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  • Help with stress and anxiety

    My boyfriend was diagnosed with WPW at 13 and had an ablation immediately after the diagnosis. He still has palpations at various times, but it seems to have become more frequent over the past few months (he is now 28). He has also started becoming more and more worried about dying, and thinks every...

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  • Exercise or caffeine after ablation?

    Anybody else that finds it hard to not set off an episode while exercising, get an ablation then exercise just fine? Or caffeine? Can you drink caffeine after your ablation? I miss coffee.. and i really want to play basketball... (21 year old male.)

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  • WPW Help

    21 year old male recently diagnosed with wpw. I do not have the rapid heart beat though. I wake up with pain and pressure in the middle of the night. Has anyone else experienced this? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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  • After Ablation

    Hello, I had an ablation done 10 days ago for wpw and svt. Procedure went well, only lasted about an hour and a half I believe. Doctor said they got three pathways but he said the main one that was wpw was larger and he had to burn it three times. He said it was a success after. When I was laying in...

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  • i have wolff Parkinson's white syndrome

    I have a main nerve sending signals extremely close to my natural pacemaker. I just had a cardiac ablation that was unsuccessful on Feb 8th. I'm being referred by the EP speacailist that tried to do the surgery. I was wondering that since this doctor tried 5 times 2 times through each leg and once...

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  • Received some good news today, 2nd opinion

    I went to the hospital again for rapid heart rate. Turns out it's not my wpw causing it, it's SVT and tachycardia. Got a second opinion from a cardiologist and he told me he doesn't believe I need an ablation done. I am gonna be wearing a heart monitor for a month and they are gonna give...

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  • 8 month old with WPW can anyone reassure me?

    Hi everyone I have been combing the internet for information about WPW since my little boy's diagnosis about 8 weeks ago. We brought him to A&E in the middle of the night with a really high temperature and rash - turned out to be a non specific virus but whilst we were there he went into SVT....

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  • WPW without racing pulse

    Does anyone else have WPW without a racing heart (pulse)?  I have tons of PVC's.  Symptoms are pounding heart, pain in chest, down arm, in neck and sometimes dizziness.  I've been monitored and had echocardiograms, stress tests and a few others.  I'm going to have an ablation...

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  • wpw

    I am very interested in speaking with someone about their experience. I am middle aged and recently discovered I have wpw. My ekg does not show loss of pre-excitation during stress test and the pattern is consistent when wearing a monitor for two weeks. I was also on anti arrythmic meds briefly at hospital...

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  • After 67 years I just found out...

    I am a 67 year-old male who has been running 2 miles 5 or 6 days a week for the past 22 years or so.  Two months ago I was an outpatient at a local hospital for a very minor surgical procedure.  When they did an ECG, I drew the attention of the resident cardiologist because of the evident accesory...

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  • Has anyone passed out because of their wpw?

    Just wondering if anyone has passed out from their wpw. I had a racing heart earlier today and I did feel a little dizzy. I'm hoping I dont pass out. I haven't yet. I am taking 25mg of metoprolol, two a day. Its only been nine days. Just wondering how come I keep having racing heart. Maybe my...

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  • Second Ablation, Yes or No?

    I am 22 and had my first Ablation in October of 2015. I have recently gotten my symptoms back and have gone back to the doctor. I am currently wearing a halter monitor while I decide if I'd like to go through with a second ablation. I don't know anyone else with this condition so I was wondering...

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  • Has anyone had their wpw cause svt?

    Has anyone had their wpw cause svt? I smoked and it cause an svt episode and had to go the hospital to slow down my heart rate. Went up to 170. I've smoked in the past and it never has caused me any heart racing. I swear I haven't been the same since. I've been taking metoprolol ER for almost...

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  • wolff-parkinson-white-syndrome ????

    Hello im 17 and i've just come back from hospital after staying a night to get my heart monitored.After the night i was told i have wolff-parkinson-white-syndrome.I was told i will need a operation but i have search and different method have come up ? Anyone been treated for this syndrome ? any got...

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  • Hello - newly diagnosed and just had an ablation yesterday

    The doctor closed 2 pathways and had to use cryo ablation because one extra pathway was a millimeter from the "good" pathway and he couldn't risk using heat.  I was diagnosed a few months ago at 51 years old. I've been living with 30+ arrhthmia episodes per day for many years,...

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  • Does anyone know

    Does anyone know what is likely to happen if you dont have the op ? Im really dont think i can face having it done . i always had the palpatations and just thought it was normal never been one for going to Drs. Then in october last year i collasped my 10 yr old called ambulance bless her ! i couldnt...

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  • New to all this

    I am new to all this. And oddly enough was not able to find a WPW support group in the usa for this. I just need to hear how others are handling this. I am 28, single mom to an almost 3yr old. This was just diagnosed after 10+ years being told my attacks were pure anxiety and stress.

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