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I recently had a panic attack and now every time I drink any caffeine my heart starts pounding and hurting?
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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Get medical eval.
The fact that there is a direct connection between caffeine and the symptoms is a good reason to get an evaluation as soon as possible by a physician.
Anxiety caused symptoms that might resemble these would most likely cluster around stressful situations. There is no good reason to not get an expeditious medical assessment.

In brief: Get medical eval.
The fact that there is a direct connection between caffeine and the symptoms is a good reason to get an evaluation as soon as possible by a physician.
Anxiety caused symptoms that might resemble these would most likely cluster around stressful situations. There is no good reason to not get an expeditious medical assessment.
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Dr. Donald Hazlett
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Stimulant
Caffeine is a relatively potent stimulant, and as true with all stimulants, it can cause palpitations and a rise in one's heart rate.
Should one experience multiple palpitations and/or an elevated heart rate for a prolonged period of time, be sure to see your physician.

In brief: Stimulant
Caffeine is a relatively potent stimulant, and as true with all stimulants, it can cause palpitations and a rise in one's heart rate.
Should one experience multiple palpitations and/or an elevated heart rate for a prolonged period of time, be sure to see your physician.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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