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Why Does Caffeine Make Me Short Of Breath
PSVT vs PVC vs Afib: Go see your doctor now. If s/he isn't available, go to er. Skipping beats or irregular heart beats may be noticeable to some but should never make you tired or cause shortness of breath. Those symptoms warrant immediate evaluation, especially in diabetics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any time i eat my heart races for hours and beats really hard. Also slightly short of breath. What can cause this? Cardiologist doesn't know
Different mechanism: Shortness of breath is a sensation and not always correlated to cardiac or lung function. Adrenaline works briefly on dilating the airways and is not enough to help people in an asthma attack. The shortness of breath sensation from adrenaline (for some people) is more from anxiety and/or hyperventilation. ...Read more
SOB: Can't tell a thing from out here, go to the doctor and be evaluated, shortness of breath isn't a joke. ...Read more
Headache severe when drinking with stomach pains and causes my heart to start racing too as it makes me short of breathe, what is wrong with me?
Not clear: But further evaluation with your physician is warranted. ...Read more
It shouldn't: Caffeine is a stimulant, so it alone should not make a person feel more sleepy. Often, there are other ingredients in a caffeinated drink, and many people eat snacks or meals while drinking caffeinated drinks. Maybe the other foods and ingredients are the cause of one's drowsiness. Occasionally, people have unusual reactions to drugs & compounds. Some experimentation can help figure things out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does lack of sleep make me feel so lousy - not just tired, but achy, cranky, not as sharp, etc.? What can I do to get a better night's sleep?
Your question: is VERY common....and the results of poor sleeping are those you mention PLUS a number of chronic medical conditions! START with your mattress!! THEN ask your Primary care Doctor (or a Health Tap Consultant using Health Tap Prime!!) for a lesson in SLEEP HYGIENE! Hope this Helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Most pain killers and sleeping pills make me sort of high. Does that mean I will get addicted quickly?
Stimulant: Caffeine acts as a stimulant. It causes the heart to race, speeds up reaction time, can cause tremor, anxiety, sweating, and sleeplessness/insomnia. It acts as a memory aid (it is the major ingredient in nodoze), and is even used by athletes as a performance aid. Some are more sensitive than others (women, lower body weight, people with mitral valve prolapse). Use in moderation or do decaf. ...Read more
See your doctor: A doctor would need to get a more detailed history as the symptoms are to vague to diagnose you> you would also need a physical exam to try to diagnose you.. ...Read more
Does't matter why: If it does, stop taking it. We are all different and react to medications in our own unique way. ...Read more
How do I know if its an anxiety attack? Feel akathisia, worry, short of breath, weak, but lot of other things ok. Sense of panic need to get out, etc
Get medical exam: To sort out the causes of your problems, i would suggest you first see a physician for a thorough examination. If medical issues are ruled out, you should be diagnosed for anxiety disorders by a psychologist or psychiatrist who can also treat the disorder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes food adversions? Certain smell of foods does not agree with my body? It makes me nauseous. Please help. Thanks
Various reasons: Some people can clearly link their aversion to a specific event. For others there is just no explaining. Early exposure to certain culturally acceptable foods certainly helps set food preference. But the vast majority of food preference is just unexplainable. The gut has a mind of its own. Thank you for not calling this an allergy! ...Read more
What would cause me to become hypersentive to coffee suddenly? Used to drink lots of coffee,now 1 cup will have me shakey, heart racing, weak, sweaty
No, its not.: Energy tablets are essentially caffeine, which is a stimulant, and would not normally make people feel sedated or uncoordinated. Some people with ADHD may react to stimulants, including caffeine, with feeling more calm and focussed, but not drunk. Talk to your health care provider about it. There may be other ingredients in your energy tablets that put you at risk, although generally its vitamins. ...Read more
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