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A 35-year-old female asked:

Woke up at 4am with chest pain & shortness of breath. went to er & all the tests were neg. i drink a lot of caffeine, could it be that? 1st time ever.

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
It could be: The good news is the cardiac work-up was negative n the ed. Now you need to follow-up with your pcp to figure out what the probable cause is. Decreasing your excessive caffeine intake can be the first step in a healthier future. Best wishes.

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Last updated Mar 25, 2014

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