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Review: could High blood pressure cause Personality change?

We study 209,300 people who have High blood pressure from FDA and social media. Among them, 116 have Personality change. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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High blood pressure

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,134,230 patients) can be treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Amlodipine Besylate, Diovan, Hydrochlorothiazide, Metoprolol Tartrate.

Personality change

Personality change (latest reports from 22,308 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, multiple sclerosis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 209,116 people who have high blood pressure are studied. Among them, 116 (0.06%) have Personality Change.

Trend of Personality change in high blood pressure reports

Gender of people who have high blood pressure and experienced Personality change * :

Personality change52.10%47.90%

Age of people who have high blood pressure and experienced Personality change * :

Personality change0.00%0.00%0.68%0.00%6.76%8.11%42.57%42.57%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Personality change16.67%66.67%16.67%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (116 people, 100.00%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (38 people, 32.76%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (22 people, 18.97%)
  4. Depression (17 people, 14.66%)
  5. Constipation (13 people, 11.21%)
  6. Blood pressure (13 people, 11.21%)
  7. Blood cholesterol increased (12 people, 10.34%)
  8. Mental disorder (12 people, 10.34%)
  9. Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 10.34%)
  10. Anxiety (11 people, 9.48%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Chantix (37 people, 31.90%)
  2. Simvastatin (34 people, 29.31%)
  3. Atenolol (24 people, 20.69%)
  4. Aspirin (22 people, 18.97%)
  5. Enalapril maleate (17 people, 14.66%)
  6. Hydrochlorothiazide (16 people, 13.79%)
  7. Ramipril (15 people, 12.93%)
  8. Seroquel (12 people, 10.34%)
  9. Rhinocort (12 people, 10.34%)
  10. Lansoprazole (11 people, 9.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Not as friendly as before, lazy , not as happy with my life, wife, kids. I shy away from people and want to be alone sometimes. Too often. Dont engage with my children enough like when they were younger and I didnt have high blood pressure. Marriage falling apart due to these symptoms.


  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Mother has become quiet, withdrawn, doesn't initiate conversation, disinterested since increasing her Atenolol dose from 25 mg per day to 50 mg per day.


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