Caffeine’s blood pressure effect persists in some .
Source: Journal of Hypertension
Blood pressure response to chronic intake of coffee and caffeine: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Source: Mayo Clinic
How does Caffeine affect my blood pressure?
“My advice would be for individuals who have high blood pressure — and
particularly if their blood pressure is not easily controlled with
medication — to limit their caffeine intake,” Dr. N. H. Farag, a
researcher at the VA Medical Center and University of Oklahoma Health
Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, told Reuters Health.
Reuters Health reports: “There is no easy way for people to tell whether
they have high or low caffeine tolerance; systematic monitoring of a
person’s blood pressure response to various caffeine doses is the only
route, according to Farag. “
The common message for high blood pressure sufferers from the research is
limit caffeine intake and focus on getting regular exercise and eating a
I will make sure Steve sees this story … he loves his coffee, although I suspect he has a high caffeine tolerance.
Steve’s note: I have taken many readings soon after having a cup of coffee, and I have never noticed an increase from my normal readings.
Kellie is 37 years old and together with her brother Steve makes up the My Health Software team.
She helps on the websites and gathering news for the programs. Kellie worked in the medical industry prior to having her two children (8 and 6) and has a strong interest in self awareness and management of health conditions.