Drinks that increase your blood pressureAshima Sharda Mahindra, Times Now Digital

Feb 26, 2023


Experts say having more than three drinks a day can increase your blood pressure temporarily, and binge drinking on a regular basis can more permanently raise your blood pressure levels

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Sodas are full of processed sugar and empty calories. Drinks with high sugar content are linked to increased rates of obesity and a greater risk of developing high blood pressure

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Sugary drinks

Drinking sugary beverages like bottled juices have a lot of added sugar that negatively impacts your blood pressure levels. These stimulate the production of bad cholesterol and put you at risk for diabetes and heart disease

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Energy drinks

Drinking too many energy drinks can negatively impact your health and hypertension risk

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Drinking too much coffee can have a negative impact on your health and hypertension risk. The effects of caffeine are more short-term which means that blood pressure rises relatively quickly after drinking a caffeinated beverage

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People who drink just colas every day have a higher risk of high blood pressure

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Sports drinks

Sports drinks temporarily increase your blood pressure and heart rate. This can be particularly dangerous for people with underlying heart conditions. Even in healthy people, a spike in blood pressure can be harmful

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