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Dizziness, tingling sensation in face, chest heaviness after drinking energy drink. Medical attention needed?

I had an energy( big can ) yesterday afternoon. My. chest started bugging me about 30mins after. Then around 630 pm as I was driving hme and instintly got dizzy lightheaded and my body got cold and face was tingelly. My chest was heavy and it lasted about 4mins. My right ARM also felt alittle numb. I ve been short of breath ever since and I m just wondering if its something to look into
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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from the above symptoms you have mentioned i think you should get your heart checked up get an ecg done, and get a cardiologist review done.
there could also be other causes to the above symptoms,
1. panic attacks
2. overdose symptoms of caffeine intake as you took a big can of energy drink
3. anaemia
4. taken any drugs or alcohol concurrently causing symptoms to occur.
these causes need to be ruled out by doing investigations.
would suggest you visit a physician for further follow up and treatment accordingly.
get well soon. take care
Answered: Tue, 5 Feb 2013
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