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My heart beats faster when I eat. Is this normal?

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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Can be

Some foods , especially spicy foods or foods with caffeine (chocolate) can cause your heart to beat faster .
.. Also eating causes your gastrointestinal tract to need more blood flow, which can cause your heart to beat faster.

In brief: Can be

Some foods , especially spicy foods or foods with caffeine (chocolate) can cause your heart to beat faster .
.. Also eating causes your gastrointestinal tract to need more blood flow, which can cause your heart to beat faster.
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Probably

Well most people do not get a fast heart rate when eating.
However, it probably does not indicate that there is anything wrong with your heart. Maybe you just like to eat and get excited.

In brief: Probably

Well most people do not get a fast heart rate when eating.
However, it probably does not indicate that there is anything wrong with your heart. Maybe you just like to eat and get excited.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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