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Does ingesting sugar raise blood pressure?

Does ingesting sugar raise blood pressure?

Only indirectly: A high sugar diet can cause signficant weight gain. That can increase blood pressure in and of itself. If one has diabetes, it becomes even more complicated. A higher sugar diet can reduce diabetes control which can worsen blood pressure and more importantly increase the risk of heart disease from high blood pressure. But will blood pressure immediately go up after eating sugar? No! ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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Does tequila raise blood pressure?

Does tequila raise blood pressure?

Possibly: High amount of alcohol can cause gut inflammation. Increased inflammation can increase blood pressure. Eat healthy food. Avoid unhealthy food and drinks. Get some sunshine daily. Read more on: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...Read more

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Does high blood sugar affect blood alcohol levels?

Does high blood sugar affect blood alcohol levels?

No, but: Drinking alcohol will affect blood sugars. For those with diabetes, a transient high blood sugar (because alcohol is sugar) may be followed by low blood sugar later. ...Read more

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Can beer raise cholesterol and blood sugar levels?

Can beer raise cholesterol and blood sugar levels?

No and yes: There is no cholesterol in beer but a lot of carbohydrates that convert into sugar and fat. Therefore, some people get a beer belly, . ...Read more

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Does calcium raise blood pressure?

Does calcium raise blood pressure?

Calcium: The ingestion of calcium as supplement will not affect blood pressure. Very high hypercalcemia as seen in some endocrinologic conditions o with some cancers, can raise blood pressure. ...Read more

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Does nicotine and caffeine raise blood pressure?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Does nicotine and caffeine raise blood pressure?

BP: In susceptible individuals, yes. In your case, you are susceptible due to your history of HTN. ...Read more

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Does blood sugar levels affect blood alcohol levels?

Does blood sugar levels affect blood alcohol levels?

The other way: Alcohol acutely will lower blood sugars by inhibiting glucose release from your liver and increasing inulin. ...Read more

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Can I high sugar raise blood pressure.Please advise!

Can I high sugar raise blood pressure.Please advise!

Blood sugar and BP: If your question is can your blood sugar elevation raise your blood pressure, then the answer is maybe. Diabetes which is elevations in your blood sugar affects your blood vessels, kidneys and heart. So uncontrolled diabetes can cause problems that would raise your blood pressure. Simple elevations in blood sugar, like you ate a big bowel of pasta, shouldn't elevate your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can hungriness raise blood pressure?

Can hungriness raise blood pressure?

Vague: A thorough history and exam are needed to try and attempt to answer your question. Proper nutrition is critical when hbp is suspected or determined. ...Read more

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Does heroin cause low blood sugar diabetics?

Does heroin cause low blood sugar diabetics?

Generally not: But if you do not eat and take medication as prescribed, both high and low sugars are possible. Why not seek help with your heroin drug problem before you destroy your body and your life? ...Read more