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An American study: coffee consumption has nothing to do with heart rate


A study published by "healthsite", and conducted by researchers at the University of California - confirmed that there is no evidence that consumption of caffeinated beverages leads to an increased risk of arrhythmias, and coffee consumption has been associated with heart rhythm disturbances including atrial fibrillation or premature ventricular contractions. or other common heart conditions.



The study included about 386,258 coffee drinkers, with an average age of 56, and after a 4-year follow-up, only 4% of the sample developed arrhythmia, and the study authors said they saw no evidence of a higher risk of arrhythmia among those who had arrhythmia. Genetic predisposition to metabolize caffeine differently.



What causes an irregular heartbeat? Signs and symptoms to watch out for

 

Arrhythmia occurs when the electrical signals that coordinate your heartbeat don't work properly, causing your heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. Arrhythmia can occur or be caused by certain conditions, including:


heart attacks

coronary artery disease

High blood pressure

Thyroid disorders (both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism)

diabetic

Sleep Apnea

Corona virus infection

Smoking or caffeine, drug use, some medications and supplements, and stress or anxiety can increase your risk of developing an arrhythmia.


The arrhythmia may be "silent", which means it may not cause any signs or symptoms. Your doctor may discover the problem before you do, during a routine examination. However, noticeable arrhythmia symptoms may include fluttering in your chest, fast heartbeat (tachycardia), slow heartbeat (bradycardia), chest pain, shortness of breath, anxiety, fatigue, lightheadedness or dizziness, sweating, fainting or near fainting. Another possible symptom.


If you experience any of these signs and symptoms, suddenly or frequently, especially when you least expect to feel them, see your doctor right away.

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