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can energy drinks cause heart problems

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: Most energy drinks have heavy amounts of caffeine in them. In those who have a propensity to cardiac arrhythmias, high levels of caffeine can bring o ... Read More
Dr. Eric Toloza
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Energy drinks usually contain stimulants that can cause heart arrhythmias.

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and yes: Too many energy drinks can cause palpitations, tachycardia and other heart problems. If you are drinking lots of energy drinks and having heart sympto ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Malkin
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Energy drink contains a lot of caffeine and other stimulants. This can cause heart palpitations and arrhythmia, as well as make you more likely to con ... Read More
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Dr. Karl Spector
25 years experience Addiction Medicine
Absolutely!: Sorry to burst the "natural" bubble of those energy drinks but the only true "energy" comes from the caffeine. Sure, they will say that they also con ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
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Yes: Heart problems are a danger with diet pills and energy drinks. Have her see Physician to help her find other ways.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Can do: Yes, heart problems can cause a cough-specifically congestive heart failure, a condition in which fluid builds up in lungs due to various forms of hea ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Becker
42 years experience Cardiology
Was it really 28?: If so, your markedly slow heartrate, is likely to be the cause of your symptoms, which are potentially dangerous. If your heart rhythm hasn't been st ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
45 years experience Psychiatry
Binge Drinking: Yes. Your heart has the capacity to recover and recover well.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiologist: I assume you've had a normal EKG. For peace of mind consult a cardiologist for testing to include wearing a heart monitor for 24-48 hours and having a ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Its ok to: workout. Would not drink as antibiotic still in your system
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Esophagitis: It sounds like esophagitis to me - I see you have a hx of stomach ulcer. Have you been checked for H.pylori infection, which could cause your symptoms ... Read More
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