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Does red bull cause a heart flutter?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 55 years experience
Yes: It definitely can and should probably be avoided especially if you have a heart problem.
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 21 years experience
Yes: Any of these types of energy drink can stimulate the heart and cause heart rhythm problems. These should be avoided in general for routine consumption, especically if prone to heart symptoms or rhythm problems.

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A 22-year-old member asked:

When should a heart flutter be a cause for concern?

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Dr. Mark Milunski
Cardiology 37 years experience
Heart flutter: It depends under what circumstances they occur and if you have a history of heart disease. Start with a visit to your primary care md and then proceed on to a cardiologist if appropriate.
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A 23-year-old member asked:

What is the most common cause of heart flutter?

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Dr. Steven Shayani
Cardiology 33 years experience
Abnormalities/Damage: Abnormalities or damage to the structure of your heart are the most common. However there are other causes: heart attacks, high blood pressure, stress, an overactive thyroid gland, medications, caffeine, lung diseases, viral infections, and/or previous heart surgeries.

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