You may want to ease off the vino. Flushing is a sign that you might be intolerant to booze, which means your body struggles to break alcohol down. This puts you at an increased risk of high blood pressure if you consume more than four standard drinks in a week. Yikes.
Analysis of 1700 men when compared to non-drinkers by Korean researchers found the increased risk for the disease even when alcohol was consumed in lower amounts than in comparison with non-flushers.