BPA coating in cans and plastic bottle can notably raise blood pressure

December 9, 2014 12:47 PM

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A new study reveals that a chemical which is used for coating the linings of cans and plastic bottles storing food products, can significantly pose perils for the consumers. Bisephonol A (BPA) is the chemical, that is suspected to cause danger by substantially escalating the blood pressure. The research published in journal Hypertension, has pointed association between BPA and Hypertensions and related cardiovascular disorders.

“A 5 mmHg increase in systolic blood pressure by drinking two canned beverages may cause clinically significant problems, particularly in patients with heart disease or hypertension”, says study author Dr. Yun-Chul Hong of Seoul National University College of Medicine in South Korea. “A 20mmHg incre...

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