A 29-year-old female asked:

Are skipped heart beats dangerous if you have normal tests? and can a caffeine drink and anxiety cause a skipped beat? :(

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 55 years experience
No.: There is a benign condition causing skip beats called mitral valve prolapse. A lot of caffeine and anxiety could also cause it. With normal tests, don't worry too much. It feels worse when you focus on it too much, so, relax.
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