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A 36-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to feel your heart pounding and having your chest tight after drinking coffee?

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Dr. Stephen Carstensen
Dentistry 39 years experience
Caffiene: People have different sensitivites to caffiene - they recently found a genetic part to this - so you may be extra sensitive. Cut out all forms of caffiene (coffee, tea, chocolate) for a week, then have a one of those and see if you react that way again. Be careful, this could be serious for a person your age - talk with your doctor or a nurse.
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Last updated May 23, 2018

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