Taking Care of Business 8-19 PinnacleHealth-Caffeine

We all love caffeine.  That nice cup of coffee, can of soda, piece of chocolate, or do you need a "pick me up" and grab an energy drink?   

Dr. Sunil Patel, pediatric cardiologist with PinnacleHealth Cardiovascular Institute joins us to talk about caffeine.  What is it, what does it do your body and how much is too much.

There's been an increase in parents bringing kids in for treatment of having too much caffeine.  We'll have some guidelines to follow and the symptoms of having too much caffeine.

Bottom line....enjoy in moderation and if you are feeling jittery or your heart starts racing, drink water instead.

To learn more about staying heart healthy for you and your kids and about caffeine, visit


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