I'm 36 years old and 4 weeks ago I ended up in the hospital after going to the urgent care for shortness of breath. My heart rate was in the 150's while I there and they called the ambulance right away. While I was in the ambulance my heart rate jumped to over 190 and they gave me the med's in my IV that stop your heart twice. I had been short of breath for over a week and thought maybe I had gotten a chest cold because during everything never did it feel like my heart was beating out of my chest. I have never had any medical conditions up until now. This scared the crap out of me. I left the hospital on beta blockers to keep my heart rate down, but the Dr has since taken me off of them due to dizziness and tiredness. The Dr said this attack will happen again but there's no way to predict when it will, I go for a stress test in 3 weeks but I find myself nervous to leave the house in case this happens again, Is Supraventricular Tachycardia a common thing and should I be nervous? Also I check my heart rate several times a day now, what should it be BPM and when is high to high?
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