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A 47-year-old male asked:

Should you drink alcohol when you have high blood pressure?

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 31 years experience
Depends: Generally speaking no you should not drink alcohol when you have high blood pressure.
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Not to say you: Can't but moderation important.

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It increases: Pressure acutely a little. Moderate drinking, 1 - 2 drink a day shoukd be fine.

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