Many of us joke that we can’t live without our morning coffee. But a pair of new studies suggests that drinking coffee is associated with longer life and lower instances of cancer or chronic disease.
Patients often have questions about the safety of coffee, caffeinated soft drinks and other drinks that contain caffeine. I typically tell them that there have been many studies of caffeine over decades, and to date, the vast majority indicate that there is no adverse effect on heart health with normal doses.
Worried about drinking coffee with Afib? Research shows caffeine isn’t a trigger for the condition.