How does coffee affect blood pressure?

Answer For years, researchers have studied the effect of coffee and other caffeinated drinks on blood pressure, with no definitive answers. The relationship between high blood pressure and caffeine isn't ... Read More »

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Does heat affect blood pressure in other words, if it's hot outside does it raise or lower blood pressure?

One of the many ways the body has, to regulate and maintain body temperature, is by circulation of the blood. While it's obvious that in cold weather more blood (at the right temperature) is sent r... Read More »

Does caffeine affect blood pressure?

Maybe you grab a cup of coffee each morning. What does that jolt of caffeine do to your blood pressure? The American Heart Association reports on caffeine studies, and the answers are mixed. Genera... Read More »

Does weight affect blood pressure?

As a gymnast, you should be keeping a close check on your heart condition. Readings in the 40s for a highly physical individual is rather common, but you should be writing all the results down as ... Read More »

Can coffee cause high blood pressure?

According to Dr. Sheldon G. Sheps of the Mayo Clinic, caffeine can cause a short, but dramatic increase in blood pressure. The caffeine in as little as two cups of coffee can raise both systolic pr... Read More »