An Ayurvedic Management of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
Keywords:Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia, Catheter Ablation, Vataja hridaroga
Background: Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia is a type of Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) and is defined as intermittent SVT and typically presents with a ventricular rhythm of 160 bpm. The patient morbidity with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is directly proportional to the frequency of episodes, and it can be life-threatening in patients with atrial fibrillation and ventricular pre-excitation. Its management depends and varies according to severity of the symptoms which includes long-term treatment to surgical procedure like catheter ablation. Case Report: A 26-year Female patient, who was a known case PSVT, approached with complaints of recurrent palpitations, chest discomfort with breathing difficulty, palpitation, lightheadedness and exercise intolerance. Conclusion: the patient was diagnosed as vataja hridaroga and treated with ayurvedic medicine for the duration of 3-4 months. With the help of ayurvedic medicines, patient is free from symptoms and chronic drug therapy.
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