The heart normally beats at a rate of about 60 to 100 beats per minute at rest. A rate faster than 100 beats a minute in an adult is called tachycardia. Most people experience transient rapid heartbeats, called sinus tachycardia, as a normal response to excitement,
The two main types of tachycardia are abnormal supraventricular tachycardias (which originate in the upper...
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