What is defined as tachyardia?

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What is defined as tachyardia?
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Sat, 01-31-2009 - 12:38pm
Is it when your pulse is consistently fast and never slows down?
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Registered: 03-02-2004
Sun, 02-01-2009 - 9:25am

Tachycardia is defined as a heartbeat greater than 100 beats per minute. There are various types of tachycardia, depending on where they originate.


Sinus tachycardia is completly harmless, it's just your heart beating normal, only fast.. I have IST, or inappropriate sinus tachycardia. It basically means that my heart is easily stimulated. I have a high resting heart rate, usually between 85 and 95, (when I sleep it falls

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