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Can anyone tell me, does this sound like SVT?
Ok so first I'll give some background info on myself. I am currently 30 years old male who is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weigh 170 lbs. I have been active and involved in sports my whole life primarily basketball and weight lifting as well as sprints and high intensity interval training.

These "attacks" for me started about 3 years ago I'd say I was 27 and just began one day during an intermediate intensity basketball shoot around.

To describe the attacks i suffer from I would say its a sudden "thump" or "drop" of the heart and then it goes into very fast rhythm which then causes me anxiety as a result of this happening and typically i also experience dizziness,weakness, blurred vision and sometimes arm,hand and feet tingling or numbness. I have been to the ER about 15 times in the past two years for these attacks and each time every single thing checks out perfectly and they say its anxiety. the attacks last anywhere from 3-30 minutes and are somwhat different but primarily the same each time.

The most common triggers are exercise of any sort or even doing something thst requires any sort of exertion at all, caffeine (which i have stayed away from completely for over a year now) and stress, although they have happened before completely at rest watching movies at home.

So I've had a month long event monitor and two 48 hour heart monitors and had several attacks happen during these. The cardiologist also has done heart echo or ultrasound testing and stress tests. He says its just pvc and pac episodes even during these attacks. Ive done days upon days of research on this as its affecting my life in such a negative way. All I want is a solution and an answer. To me my episodes sound exactly like svt even though the cardiologist hasn't mentioned svt to me ever.

The thing that really got me to thinking about svt was a colleague of mine at work described her heart issues and she said it was full diagnosed as svt and her description in great detail sounds exactly the same as what i experience in every way.

So my question is does someone with experience think this sounds like svt? If so any suggestions how I should approach this with my cardiologist to not insult him and also to look st possible treatment?
Thanks in advance
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Speaking in general terms, PVC's, PAC's, and SVT's are all very similar in that they are electrical problems in your heart just different in where they originate, and they are generally treated pretty much the same way, beta blockers, ace inhibitors, avoid your triggers, etc. unless there is a hard underlying cause such as a blockage. I can give no advice on not insulting doctors because apparently just asking questions and trying to find answers seems to make me "that" patient.  My research has led me more down the path of electrolite/vitamins, Vitamin D, Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, L-Carnitine, Taurine, CoQ10 which has lessened the frequency and intensity to a certain degree for me.
DISCLAIMER:  I am not a doctor.  You should only accept medical advise from a licensed professional.
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What you're describing sounds like typical SVT.  Get another 30 day event monitor and wear religiously until it captures it.  That is usually the only route to a cure.
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What you're describing sounds like typical SVT.  Get another event monitor and  wear it religiously until it captures what you're feeling.  That I'd often the only route to a cure.
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