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i hope everyone had a lovely Christmas.
im a 21 year old male and I've been experiencing what i assume is some form of SVT episodes. its not panic attacks ive had plenty of them before, it usually starts through an ectopic beats and ends with one too suddenly. instant rapid pulse.
(currently trying to diagnose with cardiologist)
i captured my highest heart rate at approx 230bpm with a regular rhythm but usually between 180-210 bpm if im relaxed when it happens. theres a few things i would like to discus with people who have svt and see if they can relate. btw my episodes range from 20 seconds up to about 5-10 minutes (usually 2 minutes)
i cant lie on my right side in bed without getting a fast run of ectopics, sometimes this can set off an episode. I've also found that i can terminate my svt episode by just simply lying on my right hand side for maybe 10 seconds and bam my heart will stop for a split second and drop back to normal speed and rhythm it seems to be a really good way to end the episodes for me i wondered if anyone else had a similar situation. id imagine this is bc it stimulates the vagas nerve .
if i have had bag indigestion (not pain just lump in throat /chest feeling ) i get s odd feeling like theres something in my upper abdomen pressing something weird. and if i take a high deep breath its uncomfortable and guess what.... causes lots of lots of ectopics which sometimes sets of an episode of svt for me. oh yeah and its much worse when standing up (feels tight from throat down to tummy ). this sensation usually lasts 3-4 days which results in many svt episodes per day during that period then once its gone i rarely get and episode. wondering id this is to do with irritation if the stomach/esophagus/vagas nerve ?
do people with anxiety and/or svt /arrythmias have "palpatations" (heart besting normal speed /rhythm) all day long. i seem to be permanently aware of my heart beat as it feel like it contracts hard(chest bounces a bit most the time ). ESPECIALLY after eating, if i est a meal im done for. couple hours, fast heart rate with strong pulse, fatigue , breathlessness . but with empty stomach (ie morning ) im absolutely fine .
i was hoping people can share there experiences on this topic and shed some light.
Any input is very much appreciated.
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