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A 38-year-old male asked:

bp great, lbbb diagnosed, cath was excellent w/slightly elevated edp, no dyastolic dys. what causes it if all else is perfect? is caffeine bad for it?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
LBBB: you appear to have LBBB due to 'we don't know what but your heart is ok anyway '. Caffeine in moderation should be ok. Follow good health practices,diet,exercise don't smoke. A list of possible causes of LBBB won't fit in this space

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