The condition Tachyarrhythmia literally means “tachy” (from tachycardia) for increased rate and “arrhythmias” for changes in the heart rhythm or irregular heart rhythm. This heart condition is basically caused by the abnormal electrical impulses to the heart.What does Tachy mean?
What does tachy- mean? Tachy- is a combining form used like a prefix meaning “swift.” It is often used in scientific and medical terms. Tachy- comes from the Greek tachýs, meaning “swift.”Is tachycardia fatal?
Tachycardia can be dangerous, depending on its underlying cause and on how hard the heart has to work. Some people with tachycardia may have no symptoms or complications. However, tachycardia significantly increases the risk of stroke, sudden cardiac arrest, and death.