Coffee: Milk, Sugar, & a Heart Arrythmia

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Coffee: Milk, Sugar, & a Heart Arrythmia
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Fri, 09-04-2009 - 11:50am

Who knew that the best part of waking up can actually cause heart issues? Turns out that drinking a ton of caffeine can actually be a cause of atrial fibrillation, a very common heart arrhythmia. Yikes! Maybe it’s time for a little caffeine withdrawal.


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Registered: 01-16-2004
Sun, 09-06-2009 - 12:50am
I believe in moderation in any kind of food & drink.
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Registered: 03-19-2003
Fri, 09-04-2009 - 3:29pm
I do drink a ton of coffee in the morning, I will admit. But I drink it black and always have. My fave tea is green tea and I drink (very little) diet Coke. I couldn't even begin my day without my coffee!

 

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Registered: 03-09-2001
Fri, 09-04-2009 - 12:18pm
Agree. Things is moderation are fine. But coffee, processed junk sugar (vs. naturally occurring in fresh fruit, etc.), and other unhealthy eating patterns in out of control quantities, are harmful to our hearts, circulatory system, and our entire bodies! I limit myself to two cups of coffee in the morning, black, no sugar. And that is all. I do not drink sodas, loaded with sugar as well as caffeine, or diet but caffeinated. I don't drink black teas, highly caffeinated, also. With the coffee craze and coffee houses on nearly every block, we don't know the meaning of "moderation" any more, unfortunately... :o(


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