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What are the types of tachycardia?

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There are three types of tachycardia, a condition that makes your heart beat more than 100 times per minute:

  • Supraventricular
  • Ventricular
  • Sinus tachycardia

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: “Tachycardia: Fast Heart Rate”

University of California San Francisco: “Supraventricular Tachycardia” and “Ventricular Tachycardia.”

Mayo Clinic.

Tung R. , published online 2011. Circulation

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on December 17, 2017

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: “Tachycardia: Fast Heart Rate”

University of California San Francisco: “Supraventricular Tachycardia” and “Ventricular Tachycardia.”

Mayo Clinic.

Tung R. , published online 2011. Circulation

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on December 17, 2017

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