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Types of Tachycardia

Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is a condition which causes rapid heart rate and irregular heartbeat whereas Atrial tachycardia causes rapid heart rate while the heartbeat is regular. In atrial fibrillation, abnormal impulses are produced in the atrium and the atria beat irregularly.

Atrial Flutter
Atrial Flutter

Atrial Flutter & Atrial Tachycardia An arrhythmia is an abnormality in the timing or pattern of the heartbeat. Arrhythmias may cause the heart to beat too rapidly, too slowly, or irregularly.

Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)

What Is Supraventricular Tachycardia? Tachycardia is a faster than normal heart rate at rest. If you have this condition, your heart beats too quickly -- more than 100 times a minute.

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Ventricular Tachycardia
Ventricular Tachycardia

If you watch medical dramas, you may have heard TV doctors say someone is in ‘V-tach.” That is the simple and quick way of saying “ventricular tachycardia.” The word “ventricular” refers to your heart’s lower chambers. Tachycardia is the medical term for a fast heart rate.

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