While drinking coffee can cause a short-term increase in blood pressure, a recent study has found that coffee intake has no effect on overall blood pressure long term. In other words, you won’t develop a blood pressure problem because of your coffee intake. Interestingly, people who were considered ‘light coffee drinkers’ were found to actually be at higher risk of developing high blood pressure than heavy drinkers! A possible explanation would be that heavy coffee drinkers may actually develop a tolerance to the blood pressure raising effects of caffeine. You can read the whole article here.