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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 54 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.
Last updated Apr 10, 2019

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