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Coffee Does This To Your Blood Pressure | Mayo Clinic

Jan 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic News Network – The news about coffee and caffeine can be confusing.

Is it good or bad for your health?

If you have high blood pressure, talk with your health care provider about your caffeine intake.

Caffeine can cause a short but dramatic increase in your blood pressure — even if you don’t have high blood pressure.

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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 increases your blood pressure.

Learn more about caffeine and blood pressure.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Filtering coffee facts from fiction

July 5, 2019

Is coffee good or bad for your health? Some consumers might find recent news stories and research papers about the risks and benefits of coffee confusing. Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, says that for most healthy adults, there’s no need to worry about pouring that second or third cup. Coffee is good for you.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

Ah, that morning cup of Joe. It’s a must-do for many people. But can you drink too much?

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“Coffee is associated with many different health benefits: Type 2 diabetes; reduced risk of heart disease; reduced risk of certain cancers; improved mood; reduced risk of depression, Parkinson’s disease; the list goes on and on,” says Dr. Hensrud.

He says that although there is a tiny bit of a substance in coffee, called “acrylamide,” that’s toxic in large amounts, the benefits of drinking coffee outweigh the risks.

“It’s the highest source of antioxidants, and, so, even decaffeinated coffee has been associated with a reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes, similar to caffeinated coffee,” says Dr. Hensrud.

He adds that pregnant women and people who have side effects, such as headache, nervousness or heart palpitations, should limit caffeine.

“Drink what you enjoy. If you’re susceptible to the effects of caffeine, decaffeinated coffee is an excellent choice,” says Dr. Hensrud. Courtesy: Mayo Clinic News Network

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