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I was so pleased to find this website its so nice to find your not alone! I have been diagnosed with SVT after some 14 years of attacks, i was told they were panic attacks and prescribed anti depressants which didnt help. My first attack was when i was 26 and im now 40 i have attacks generally once a month if not more and have done for 14 years lasting anything for a minute to 6+ hours! On 12th January this year i had an attack whilst out shopping which after 2 1/2 hours hadnt stopped and i was breathless and getting pains in my chest. I was rushed to a&e recuss and given adenosine my heart rate was 208. I have just seen the cardiology consultant and i will have to wait about 7 months for my ablation as my blood pressure is a bit high and have been prescribed beta blockers. The attacks come on at the slightest thing, bending over can set them off and its a very scary experience and even after all this time they still frighten the living daylights out of me! Has anyone else been told to suck an ice cube? rub the side of the neck? hold your nose and blow out your cheeks and puff out? or immerse your face in iced water if you get an attack? (obviously not all at the same time!)
Its just so nice to know im not alone and there are others with the same or similar experiences.
I dont like the beta blockers they make me feel very light headed and hope that i can have the ablation soon!
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