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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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