What Shall We Do With Rapid Heart Rate?

Q:
What shall we do with rapid heart rate?

A:
A professor once said, some treatments for rapid heartbeat, or tachycardia, are vagal manuevers.

Other treatments are medications such as propafenone or flecainide.

Surgery is also an option. There are many other methods:

  • Valsalva maneuver
  • Carotid sinus massage.
  • Pressing gently on the eyeballs.
  • Using the dive reflex
  • No alcohol.
  • No smoking.
  • Get enough rest.

Keywords: tachycardia; rapid heart rate

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