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Blood Pressure and alcohol use
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An_254642 posted:
Lately I have been paying closer attention to my BP. Is it normal for BP to go way up when alcohol is consumed, remain up for a couple days then return to lower readings within 2-3 days. I'm assuming after 2-3 days my body is clear of the alcohol. I use lisinopril 20 mgs once in the morning and the same dose in the evening.
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Anthony Tornay, MD responded:
Interestingly, both alcohol use and alcohol withdrawal can elevate the blood pressure.


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