2 doctors weighed in:

On high blood pressure, are there other foods that can cause blood pressure spikes like starches or grains?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Diana Metzger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Salt

Salt does cause fluid retention and therefore increases blood pressure.
Very low blood sugar can cause release of adrenaline which raises blood pressure, other than that, I do not know of any interaction with particular foods.

In brief: Salt

Salt does cause fluid retention and therefore increases blood pressure.
Very low blood sugar can cause release of adrenaline which raises blood pressure, other than that, I do not know of any interaction with particular foods.
Dr. Diana Metzger
Dr. Diana Metzger
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Umesh Patel
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
39 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors