See what questions
a doctor would ask.
A new study published in the journal, Hypertension, suggests that even light to moderate alcohol consumption on an empty stomach may increase the risk of hypertension. People should consume alcohol with a meal or food to minimize the risk of high blood pressure. More than two alcoholic drinks per day is considered a high level of alcohol consumption and it increases the risk of high blood pressure. The type of alcohol or gender had no effect on level of risk.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Science Blog
About: Alcohol consumption without food increases risk of hypertension
Date: 13 December 2004
Source: Science Blog
http:/ This summary article refers to the following medical categories:
Related Medical Topics
More News Topics
This summary article refers to the following medical categories:
Search Specialists by State and City