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A 33-year-old member asked:

has it really been shown that high levels of caffeine can cause a heart attack?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Heart attack: Yes high levels of caffeine could trigger a heart attack.
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Not alone: Have to have other risk factors and blockage of coronaries smoking with your coffee is not a help!

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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can too much caffeine give you a heart attack?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
No: In fact, there are new studies that show that the more coffee we drink the longer we will live - not supported by the coffee industry. I now have increased my coffee consumption.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What to do if i just read that consuming high levels of caffeine can cause a heart attack. Is that true?

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 31 years experience
No : I am not aware of that.

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