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Cardiology-Cocoa & PACs Small amounts of dark chocolate trigger PACs <2 hrs. Coffee seems to have no effect. Is theobromine to blame and why?

Cardiology-Cocoa & PACs
Small amounts of dark chocolate trigger PACs <2 hrs.
Coffee seems to have no effect. Is theobromine to blame and why?

Possibly: Theobromine found in chocolate can be fatal to dogs and cats in low doses because of cardiac effects. Humans are less sensitive to it's potential toxic effects. A theoretical fatal dose for humans might be about 11 pounds of chocolate. It's conceivable that at lower doses it could cause PAC's in sensitive individuals. ...Read more

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Is theobromine (from chocolate) good for tooth decay prevention?

Is theobromine (from chocolate) good for tooth decay prevention?

It is good: Theobromine has been found to be effective in the prevention of tooth decay, by acting against those micro-organisms which cause oral cavities. ...Read more

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Is taking these safe? Phenylethylamine, caffeine theobromine, caralluma, synephrine, methylsynephrine, l-carnitine, crateagus, red raspberry ketones, Zantac (ranitidine)

Is taking these safe? Phenylethylamine, caffeine theobromine, caralluma, synephrine, methylsynephrine, l-carnitine, crateagus, red raspberry ketones, Zantac (ranitidine)

Woow!: Are you asking about a composite medication, cross reaction between one supplement and another, or a novel combination you'd like to take? By the way, what are you trying to treat with this medley? ...Read more

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For job i must rank top5% at cardiac stress test.Can a supplement with caffeine, theobromine, quercetin cause problems with healthy heart (ekg normal)?

For job i must rank top5% at cardiac stress test.Can a supplement with caffeine, theobromine, quercetin cause problems with healthy heart (ekg normal)?

Possible: Caffeine and theobromine potentially are cardiac stimulants. In individuals susceptible to av nodal reentry tachycardia this condition can potentially be exacerbated when taking those supplements. Quercetin is an antioxidant and is not likely to cause rhythm problems. ...Read more

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