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Is a heartrate of 320 beats per minute dangerous ?

Hi, i am 15 years old. I was diagnosed with SVT. When i get an attack, my heartrate goes to 320 bpm. Is this really dangerous, or just slightly? Could this send me into a cardiac arrest? Thanks for the help! SERIOUSLY. i wore a heart monitor. its over 300 ok, seriously, im not faking. im now on beta blockers and i m going to get a surgery in a few months. and 320 beats per minute can be recorded on the charts, i saw it today, thanks.
Asked On : Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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Yes this is very dangerous and requires immediate 911. This will lead to heart failure. Keep on your prescribed medications and that should keep it undercontrol. Normal HR is 60 - 100 beats/min.
Answered: Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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