A 21-year-old female asked:
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21 year old had mitral valve repair heart surgery..love drinking coffee use to drink more than 1 cup a day, can i still drink caffeine after heart sur?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Coffee : At 21 if your repair is successful you should be able to build up to 2 or 3 cups a day if you feel the need for that much.
Answered on Nov 23, 2013
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Coffee in moderation should be fine.
Answered on Mar 22, 2015

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Yes: One cup probably will not hurt if you do not have symptoms. But the real question to ask is, "why would you want to jeopardize your health?" consid ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: I strongly urge you curtail alcohol consumption sharply. If not, you are asking for serious additional cardiac issues.
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I do not: Thinks so. It can increase your heart rate but that's all. Think however moderation like in everything in life.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Alcohol: Should have no significant effect on valve repair. Drinking 1-2 drinks per day for a male seems to help prevent early mortality.

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