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Can energy drinks cause heart problems?
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Yes
Energy drinks usually contain stimulants that can cause heart arrhythmias.

In brief: Yes
Energy drinks usually contain stimulants that can cause heart arrhythmias.
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Possibly
Most energy drinks have heavy amounts of caffeine in them. In those who have a propensity to cardiac arrhythmias, high levels of caffeine can bring on these arrhythmias.
However, caffeine in and of itself has not been shown to cause any heart damage as far as i know.

In brief: Possibly
Most energy drinks have heavy amounts of caffeine in them. In those who have a propensity to cardiac arrhythmias, high levels of caffeine can bring on these arrhythmias.
However, caffeine in and of itself has not been shown to cause any heart damage as far as i know.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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