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what happens if you drink beer and have high blood pressure

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Beer with metoprolol: The CYPP450 enzymes in the liver work on metoprolol. At low levels of alcohol, the CYP450 enzyme in the liver is not used much, but at a high level o ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
?: You will get drunk with nicely controlled blood pressure.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Beer and Health: Most likely not. Beer is full of carbohydrate calories. Carbs are the main problem with obesity and obesity often is a factor in high blood pressure. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
High blood pressure: Recommendations are not more than one drink per day for women or two drinks per day for men. Most importantly you should stop smoking. If your press ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Not at all: You may have a beer a day but never consider it as good "treatment" for hypertension.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Moderation: Alcohol will increase blood pressure . Recommend not more than 1-2 beers daily.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Front
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Probably: Regular alcohol use can raise bp. Talk to a doctor who knows about alcohol abuse and be honest about how often and what quantity of beer you are drin ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
High blood pressure: In general one should moderate their intake of beer and coffee if they are hypertensive. A cup of coffee daily and a beer once or twice a week for mos ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Alcohol and BP: Hi. Alcohol can cause or worsen high blood pressure. My advice is get your blood pressure well treated. Drinking with high blood pressure is OK as lon ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Generally speaking no you should not drink alcohol when you have high blood pressure.
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