This factsheet is for people who have ventricular tachycardia, or who would like information about it.
Ventricular tachycardia causes the heart to beat too fast, usually at a rate of 120 to 200 beats per minute. Ventricular tachycardia is a type of arrhythmia (irregular heart rhythm) caused by faulty electrical signals in the heart.
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Published by Bupa's Health Information Team, June 2010.