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Catecholamines

Catecholamines are organic compounds associated with stress (such as dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine) which, when in high concentration, damage cells in the muscular tissues of the heart. Large amounts of caffeine induce stress and increase the production of catecholamines. (1)

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