family history

denatrout1974
By denatrout1974 Latest Reply 2011-08-08 23:14:12 -0500
Started 2011-08-06 11:27:56 -0500

hello im woundering ,i just found out that i have a lot of family history with heart desease,several r a fib ,one chf,and one with svt, ive also been told that some of my great uncles have died becouse of heart desease ,im going to the cardi. on monday to c if they have found out any thing.im hoping they dont but yet need to know y i pass out sometimes.but any ways with that said r my chances of getting heart desease in creased becouse of this?


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HeartHawk
HeartHawk 2011-08-07 00:02:57 -0500 Report

dena,

Your earlier bouts of syncope are consistent with conditions like atrial fibrillation and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) but both are treatable. Please report back after seing the cardiologist!

HH