How Much Does Alcohol Raise Blood Pressure?

Alcohol's effects on blood pressure depends on a number of factors, including gender, age, health, body weight, family history and his history of alcohol intake. (Ref. 5) The short-term effects can be measured by taking the person's blood pressure at intervals during the 24-hour period after drinking a measured dose of alchol. More important, though, is the long-term effect of drinking alcohol on the cardiovascular system. Research is on-going, but __

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Immediate Effects

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Moderate Long-Term Use

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High Long-term Use


Is This an Emergency?

If you are experiencing serious medical symptoms, seek emergency treatment immediately.
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