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Published: February 20

I developed PSVT at age 40. I have 2 to 3 episodes a year with my heart rate at 200-220. If I forcefully cough several times as it begins, it usually stops. But if not, I lie down and I place a small plastic bag filled with ice on the side of my neck. This stops mine in 15 to 20 minutes.

Comment from: savvy, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: December 17

I began having rapid heartbeats after having 2 ablations one lasting 5 hours the other 7 hours. Then the rapid heartbeat began which I didn't feel but felt very tired. I was put in the hospital for a few days and put on Sotalol 80 mg. 2x daily and have felt fine since then no problems at all.

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