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Doctor insights on: Energy Drinks Causing Heart Problems In Teens

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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


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Do energy drinks ever cause any heart problems? Can you have too many?

Do energy drinks ever cause any heart problems? Can you have too many?

Yes and yes: Too many energy drinks can cause palpitations, tachycardia and other heart problems. If you are drinking lots of energy drinks and having heart symptoms, see your doc right away. It's a good idea to limit your consumption of energy drinks. ...Read more

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Coughing x 3 weeks. Initially productive now dry. Have air gulping and palpitations and low energy. Can heart problems cause coughing?

Coughing x 3 weeks. Initially productive now dry. Have air gulping and palpitations and low energy. Can heart problems cause coughing?

Can do: Yes, heart problems can cause a cough-specifically congestive heart failure, a condition in which fluid builds up in lungs due to various forms of heart dysfunction. Usually accompanying this diagnosis is shortness of breath with activity as well as sob in bed such that one has to prop up the head of the bed at night to breathe. If these are occurring then best to get checked out by your pcp. ...Read more

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How common are heart problems in the teens and 20s?

How common are heart problems in the teens and 20s?

Congnital heart dise: Teens and 20s do not normally have heart problems like coronary artery disease and cardiomyopathy etc. But some who are born with congenital heart disease even if cured by surgery may still have residual disease and complications, rarely they can have viral infections causing complications like cardiomyopathy.And occasionally rheumatic heart disease.These are not that common but still seen. ...Read more

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I am 26 and have been overweight since my teens. Should I be worried about any heart problems or is my anxiety playing a role of me worrying so much?

I am 26 and have been overweight since my teens. Should I be worried about any heart problems or is my anxiety playing a role of me worrying so much?

Obesity is an: independent risk factor for heart disease. You should be worried. In addition it also leads to other life shortening illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension. Both of these disorders will lead to complications and a shortened life expectancy. Lose weight. If you can't do it yourself ask your health care professional for help. ...Read more

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I have been having heart problems for the psst couple years, was recently admitted into a hospital for a heat rate of 28 bpm.. Had angiogram done with nothing to be found out of the ordinary, at times I still get really dizzy and lose energy..Was wo

I have been having heart problems for the psst couple years,  was recently  admitted into  a hospital for a heat rate of 28 bpm.. Had  angiogram done with  nothing to be found  out of the ordinary, at times I still get really dizzy and lose energy..Was wo

Focus on low pulse: A normal angiogram does not mean that you could not have problems from low heart rate. You should focus on the heart rate of 28 bpm. How long did you have this low heart rate (seconds, minutes or longer) and did you feel weak and dizzy during the low heart rate. If this cannot be answered you may need a ambulatory telemetry monitor for a couple of weeks or longer. ...Read more

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Is it heart problems, for a few weeks have burning pain between shoulder blades,get indigestion after eating/drinking anything feeling weak/tired alwa?

Is it heart problems, for a few weeks have burning pain between shoulder blades,get indigestion after eating/drinking anything feeling weak/tired alwa?

Esophagitis: It sounds like esophagitis to me - I see you have a hx of stomach ulcer. Have you been checked for H.pylori infection, which could cause your symptoms and is curable with the right antibiotic regimen? (PS, your country, S.Africa, is very beautiful!). ...Read more