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What are the foods you need to avoid when you have supraventricular tachycardia?

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Try to cut back on foods and drinks that might trigger a faster heartbeat. They include:

  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine in coffee, chocolate, and some sodas and teas
  • Spicy foods
  • Very cold drinks

SOURCES:

American College of Cardiology: "Heart Arrhythmias and Exercise;" "Supraventricular Tachycardia;" and "Your Responsibilities."

American Heart Association: "Potassium and High Blood Pressure;" "Prevention and Treatment of Arrhythmia;" and "Tachycardia: Fast Heart Rate."

Mount Sinai Hospital: "Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia."

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements: "Magnesium."

Stanford Health Care: "Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)."

Wood, KA. , December 2007. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

SOURCES:

American College of Cardiology: "Heart Arrhythmias and Exercise;" "Supraventricular Tachycardia;" and "Your Responsibilities."

American Heart Association: "Potassium and High Blood Pressure;" "Prevention and Treatment of Arrhythmia;" and "Tachycardia: Fast Heart Rate."

Mount Sinai Hospital: "Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia."

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements: "Magnesium."

Stanford Health Care: "Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)."

Wood, KA. , December 2007. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

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