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Caffeine: How Does It Affect Blood Pressure?

Caffeine: How does it affect blood pressure? Caffeine can cause a short, but dramatic increase in your blood pressure, even if you don't have high blood pressure. It's unclear what causes this spike in blood pressure. Some researchers believe that caffeine could block a hormone that helps keep your arteries widened. Others think that caffeine causes your adrenal glands to release more adrenaline, which causes your blood pressure to increase. Some people who regularly drink caffeinated beverages have a higher average blood pressure than do those who drink none. Others who regularly drink caffeinated beverages develop a tolerance to caffeine. As a result, caffeine doesn't have a long-term effect on their blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure, ask your doctor whether you should limit or stop drinking caffeinated beverages. If you're concerned about caffeine's effect on your blood pressure, try limiting the amount of caffeine you drink to 200 milligrams a day about the same amount as is generally in two 8-ounce (237-milliliter) cups of brewed coffee. Keep in mind that the amount of caffeine in coffee and other beverages varies by brand and method of preparation. Also, if you Continue reading >>

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  1. Crasper

    Hi All. New to this forum so apologise if this has already been discussed. I had my gall bladder removed 10 months ago after 2 very nasty infections. Diagnosed T2 2 months ago. I have read some where that there may be a connection . Just wondered if anyone else has had their gall bladder removed and later diagnosed T2? Just curious

  2. benjygirl

    I had my gallbladder removed after having pancreatitis, 5 weeks after I was diagnosed as Type 3 or secondary diabetes. It is managed as a Type 1 so I always say I'm Type1 as it saves a lot of explanations I'm on Levemir and Novorapid insulin.
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  3. Kat100

    Due to have my gall bladder out very soon started having problems just after I became t2 last November...there is some medical data that shows a link,,,,,,but other causes as well....hope you are better now best wishes k

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