Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is a type of arrhythmia—or irregular heart rhythm—that affects around 1.7 million Americans. This type of arrhythmia causes the heart to beat too quickly. Episodes can start and stop without warning and can last from seconds to hours. Watch this short video to learn more about the symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment options for PSVT. You don’t need to live in constant fear of your next PSVT episode. Take charge and talk to your healthcare professional about how you can live a normal life. To learn more visit www.agingresearch.org/PSVT.