A woman discovers she suffers from supraventricular tachycardia thanks to Apple Watch

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The Apple Watch has become practically since it hit the market in March 2015, a device that is helping not only to improve our health by encouraging us to move from time to time, but it has also become a device able to detect possible diseases related to the heart.

Again, we have to talk about an Apple Watch user, who has seen how thanks to this device he has been diagnosed with heart disease. Home Nurse Beth Stamps recently purchased the Apple Watch for the appeal of the heart-centered health features. For now Beth has already more than justified the price she paid for it.

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Beth Stamps home nurse noticed how during the visit she made to a patient her heart rate had increased alarmingly, as if she had finished running a marathon and could not reduce it despite sitting for a while to rest. At that moment, his Apple Watch had a heart rate of 177 beats per minute. Quickly, her colleagues notified the emergency services and she was admitted to the hospital for two days undergoing tests.

Doctors diagnosed supraventricular tachycardia, a heart rhythm disorder characterized by an accelerated heart rate whose electrical signal originates in the auricoventricular node or in the cardiac atrium, as we can read in Wikipedia.

It was not the first time that Beth had noticed her heart race for short periods of time, but not I gave it the importance that it really had, until the Apple Watch recommended that he go to a doctor for tests to check the health of his heart, since it had detected that something was not working correctly.


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