Alcohol and blood pressure

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6949.275b (Published 23 July 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:275
  1. C J Bulpitt
  1. Division of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0NN.

    EDITOR, — The INTERSALT group addressed the relation between alcohol intake and blood pressure and advocates a reduction in population mean alcohol intake. It concludes, “Overall, the data indicate the usefulness of an approach targeting those at high risk as well as the general population to reduce the adverse effects of alcohol on blood …

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