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Lightheadedness, squeezing feeling in the throat, irregular heart rate. Due to excessive caffeine intake?

Sort of a quick squeezing somewhere around left side of throat and lightheaded for a second.....a few weeks ago went to er for very heatrate... ekg was ok nut they had to inject me to get heart rate back to normal...they thought i may have had too much caffiene.....this feeling of the squeeze has occured a couple times since then
Asked On : Sun, 2 Dec 2012
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The description is not detailed enough.
It is suggestive of a disorder of heart rate / rhythm – possibly SVT (Supra Ventricular Tachycardia).

You should see a cardiologist and have further investigations – Holter monitor, ECHOcardiography, TMT (Treadmill Exercise ECG) and so on.

Definitive treatment needs definite diagnosis.
Proper diagnosis needs proper investigations

See your cardiologist.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Mon, 3 Dec 2012
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