A member asked:

I have rare pacs and pvcs. i stopped eating chocolate 17 months ago. have the urge to eat it again. my cardiologist says no to it. ive read saying no link between caffeine and them. will i go into cardiac arrest if i have a choc protein shake?

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Dr. Wei Shen answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Chocolate has a little caffeine. Your rare PVC and PAC has not much to do with it. Try not to drink alcohol. If you want, let your doctor order a 48 hour holter cardiac monitor. We all have occasional PVC and PAC. The frequency matters.

Answered Apr 29, 2023



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