What part does alcohol play in high blood pressure?
- Anonymous2 years agoFavorite Answer
Here is a GREAT article on the subject.
I can tell you what the reason ISN'T:
It is not because "alcohol makes your blood thicker."
- CajunboyLv 79 months ago
Blood sugar, also, it's like marajuana. It messes up your brain with long term use. It's also very addictive. Note, you already can't live without drinking. If you would have you wouldn't be here asking. A friend who cares
- nonpartisanLv 62 years ago
Alcohol is a diuretic. Blood is 94% water. When the diuretic action of the alcohol removes water from the blood, it contributes to dehydration.
When you get dehydrated the blood loses 8% of its water volume, causing it to thicken. The thicker blood increases the workload on the heart, causing the blood pressure to rise.
- Anonymous2 years ago
It helps you stop worrying about having high blood pressure.
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- ArLv 62 years ago
It increases blood pressure