Tachycardia (Tachyarrhythmia)

About- Tachycardia also called tachyarrhythmia is heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia) in which the heart beats faster than normal in the upper or lower chambers of the heart or both while at rest.

Symptoms-
 Chest pain
 Dizziness and lightheadedness
 Fainting (syncope)
 Heart palpitations
 Rapid pulse rate
 Shortness of breath

Causes-
Tachycardia occurs when an abnormality in the heart produces rapid electrical signals that quicken the heart rate (normal about 60 to 100 beats a minute at rest). Several factors and a medical condition which can create problems with the heart's electrical system are
 Anemia
 Anxiety Disorder
 Atrial fibrillation
 Atrial flutter
 Atrial tachycardia
 Brugada syndrome
 Damaged heart tissues due to heart disease
 Congenital heart defect
 Drinking too many caffeinated beverages
 Alcoholism
 Using Cocaine or other abusive drugs
 Smoking
 Dysautonomia
 Excessive physical Exercise
 Fear
 Fever
 High blood pressure
 Low blood pressure
 Hyperthyroidism
 Hyperventilation
 Hypoglycemia
 Hypovolemia
 Imbalance of electrolytes, mineral-related substances necessary for conducting electrical impulses
 Infection
 Side effects of certain medication including Tricyclic antidepressants
 Pacemaker implant
 Pain
 Pheochromocytoma
 Psychological stress
 Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome
 
Specialist to visit
 Cardiologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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