I am been tested for junctional tachcardia and I'm so terrified its ruining my life I'm scared I'm gonna die I daren't move about and stay in bed most days I have 3 kiddies and I hate putting them thru this anyone with any info about it would be much appreciated thanxs
I could be wrong about this, but I believe the term "junctional tachycardia" involves a number of types of SVT's arising from the atria or the atrioventricular (AV) junction. The term 'supraventricular tachycardia' is usually reserved for atrial tachycardias and arrhythmias arising from the region of the AV junction as a result of a re-entry mechanism (junctional tachycardias). Junctional tachycardias cause a narrow complex tachycardia. The two types of junctional tachycardias are: AV nodal re-entrant tachycardia (AVNRT) in which the entire tachycardia circuit is confined to the AV node and surrounding myocardium, or AV re-entrant tachycardia (AVRT) in which there is an additional abnormal pathway between the atrium and ventricle completing the circuit. I had the latter for 54 years. If this is the case, both types are controllable and/curable.
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