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Why is caffeine bad for the elderly?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Incr HR & diuresis: Caffeine isn't necessarily bad for all elderly although it may increase heart rate and act as a diuretic, both of which may not be ideal in any given individual.

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