Association between coffee consumption and risk of hypertension.

  title={Association between coffee consumption and risk of hypertension.},
  author={Paolo Palatini and Francesca Dorigatti and Massimo Santonastaso and Susanna Cozzio and Tiziano Biasion and Guido Garavelli and Achille Cesare Pessina and Lucio Mos},
  journal={Annals of medicine},
  volume={39 7},
BACKGROUND The longitudinal relationship between coffee use and hypertension is not well known. Aim. We did a prospective study to investigate if there is a temporal relationship between coffee consumption and development of sustained hypertension. METHOD We assessed 1107 white subjects with elevated blood pressure who were followed up for 6.4 years. Coffee intake and other life-style factors were ascertained from regularly administered questionnaires. Incident physician-diagnosed… CONTINUE READING