U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Burke, VA
A 23-year-old male asked:

I often drink a cup of coffee in the morning and a beer at night. is it healthy for to "push" and "pull" the heart like this?

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
No problem here!: You are not really taxing you heart with this regimen. Coffee actually is not detrimental to the heart, although some people get palpitations from it, and a beer may actually be beneficial from a vascular standpoint (though not a six pack1).
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Nov 30, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.