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Can diet sodas cause heart problems?

Can diet sodas cause heart problems?

See above: Diet sodas have multiple issues, but as far as the heart is concerned the issue is their caffeine, please refer to my earlier answer regarding caffeine and the heart. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Can diet sodas cause diabetes/?

Can diet sodas cause diabetes/?

No: No food per se can cause diabetes but if the food cause you to gain a lot of weight, then your risk of developing diabetes increase. ...Read more

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Can smoking spices cause irregular heart rate/ heart problems?

Can smoking spices cause irregular heart rate/ heart problems?

Yes: "spice" contains synthetic cannabinoids sprayed onto various herbs which may or may not be as labeled. They are stronger than "regular" marijuana. Users experience a high which can include hallucinating, rapid heart beat, high blood pressure, excessive sweating, extreme agitation, unpredictable & violent behavior, and rigidity. The compounds do not show up in current drug screenings. ...Read more

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Could diet pills cause heart failure?

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Could diet pills cause heart failure?

Possibly: During the phenertermine scare several years ago, certain valvular disorders as well as pulmonary artery hypertension were associated with its use in weight loss regimens. Heart failure was a possible result. Some older diet pills are variants of amphetamines, which is a "sympathomimetic". Chronic use of such agents can lead to cardiomyopathy that may result in heart failure. New agents better? ...Read more

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Does eating fatty foods cause heart disease?

Does eating fatty foods cause heart disease?

Depends on type : It depends the type of fats. Saturated fats have long been blamed as a cause of heart disease but the best current evidence is the fat most implicated is synthetic trans fats. However, when polyunsaturated vegetable oils are fried they also become toxic ; cause heart disease. See http://bit.Ly/1bgp8bx ; http://bit.Ly/17ooud3 ; http://bit.Ly/19jykvj ; http://bit.Ly/1era8lt ; http://bit.Ly/13o0nkq. ...Read more

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Is overeating junk food 3 times enough to cause heart problems or liver problems?

Is overeating junk food 3 times enough to cause heart problems or liver problems?

Do you mean total?: You would need to clarify what you mean. If it is three times daily, it could lead to problems, although I am not sure about heart or liver specifically. Overeating junk food, for example, three times a year, is something many of us do during birthdays and holidays. ...Read more

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Is overeating junk food on 3 occasions enough to cause heart problems or liver problems?

Is overeating junk food on 3 occasions enough to cause heart problems or liver problems?

Not good: You are young, eating junk food for 3 times- not good if closely enough as it strains all your systems not only heart and liver but every system -including blood vs , endocrine organs like pancreas which secrete insulin. Don't exhaust the metabolic power houses of your body. Bad things like excess bad fat ,go and get deposited in the tissues progressively . Also toxic substances are not dealt wel ...Read more

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Can drinking soda cause diabetes? or is the weight gain from soda causes diabetes?

Can drinking soda cause diabetes?
or is the weight gain from soda causes diabetes?

Soda: Soda thatcis not diet soda is a simple, fast absorbed carb. It will not "cause" diabetes but could unmask an undiscovered insulin resistance or insulin deficiency. And yes, weght gain and adipose gain from excess soda can indeed lead to an insulin resistant state, which is type 2 diabetes if severe enough. ...Read more

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Can?Diabetes cause digestion problems or lose of?Motion?

Can?Diabetes cause digestion problems or lose of?Motion?

Yes: Long term uncontrolled diabetes causes what it is called diabetic gastroparesis, a condition in which your gastric emptying time and your intestinal transit is affected because of damage to the nerves that control how your gastro and intestinal muscles move. ...Read more

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Can energy drinks cause high blood pressure or heart disease in teens?

Yes: High caffeine energy drinks should be avoided. They do carry increase for heart disease because of caffeine and other supplements in the drinks. ...Read more

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Help can caffeine cause heart problems?

Help can caffeine cause heart problems?

Not likely: in judicious amounts (2-3 cups a day?) HOWEVER: caffeine may acutely increase blood pressure and also worsen palpitations (premature atrial and ventricular contractions as well as increase chances of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation) No problems when you drink it in moderation if you have a healthy heart. Remember also that caffeine is present in energy drinks, colas and other OTC preparations ...Read more

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Could diet soda cause headaches?

Could diet soda cause headaches?

Yes: The artificial sweeteners in diet drinks are a well known cause of headaches, especially migraines. If you're trying to track and identify headache triggers, go to http://tinyurl.Com/kzvhnxv and download the "trigger tracker worksheet". ...Read more

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Do energy drinks cause permanent heart palpitation?

Do energy drinks cause permanent heart palpitation?

Not permanent.: But for some people, temporary caffeine-induced palpitations can turn into life-threatening arrhythmias. ...Read more

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Can smoking and skipping meals cause weight loss?

Can smoking and skipping meals cause weight loss?

Weight loss: Weight loss is determined by calories consumed versus calories burned. Smoking is known to suppress appetite due to nicotine. ...Read more

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Can gastric problems cause interruption during exercise (heart palpitations etc)? If so, what types of problems can cause this?

Can gastric problems cause interruption during exercise (heart palpitations etc)? If so, what types of problems can cause this?

Not normally : Heart palpitation is normal during exercise. Can be exaggerated if you eat just before exercising, get dehydrated during exercise or if you use some supplements that increase metabolism. Also long runners sometimes develop diarrhea that could be associated with an exaggerated response. Hope this help. ...Read more

Dr. Irv Loh
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Heart Problems (Definition)

Heart problems are clinical conditions or findings that are related to the heart and include arrhythmias, heart failure, heart valve diseases, and diseases of the heart ...Read more