Santarossa21
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Santarossa21, April 24,  2021  2:07pm EST

SVT story

Hi everyone,

I was diagnosed with SVT at the age of only 5 years old. I went to sick kids hospital in Toronto, Ontario and they recommended I get an ablation done to my heart. However the risks were that I would have pacemaker the rest of my life if something goes wrong. I was put on atenolol to help with my heart rate but it was causing me to have other side effects. I was on atenolol from 1999-2007. In 2007 my parents did research in to alternative medicine and we found Traditional Chinese Medicine. I can say that TCM changed my life for the better by doing herbal treatment and acupuncture. It didn't happen over night but within 2-3 years I was off atenolol and I no longer suffer from heart palpitations. I'm now 27 years old and my heart feels normal. I also recommend the herbal remedy called salvtonic that is also beneficial for the heart and will help with your palpitations. I advise people on here to look in to TCM because it will change your life. You may have to pay out of your own pocket unless you have coverage but I promise you it will benefit you. I hope this helps because I know how difficult it is to live with a heart arrhythmia. 

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    AHAModerator, April 25,  2021  1:37pm EST

    Hi there,

    Thank you so much for sharing your story and your experience with the patient support network. I am so glad to hear that you have found a treatment that worked for you, and that you are feeling much better today! I hope that as you continue to interact with others on the support network, you will be able to foster a community of support and solidarity. 

    Thank you again for sharing your story, and please keep us updated on how you are feeling. 

    Best wishes,

    AHA Moderator

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