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Review: could High blood pressure cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 209,179 people who have High blood pressure from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,289 have Weight gain (Weight increased). 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 1,143,198 patients) can be treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Hydrochlorothiazide, Amlodipine Besylate, Metoprolol Tartrate, Norvasc.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,847 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 208,964 people who have high blood pressure are studied. Among them, 3,288 (1.57%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.62% of all the 527,496 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in high blood pressure reports

Gender of people who have high blood pressure and experienced Weight gain * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain67.94%32.06%

Age of people who have high blood pressure and experienced Weight gain * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.16%0.03%0.16%0.68%4.64%16.75%27.94%49.69%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain2.73%54.09%38.64%4.55%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (608 people, 18.49%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (603 people, 18.34%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (582 people, 17.70%)
  4. Pain (469 people, 14.26%)
  5. Anxiety (347 people, 10.55%)
  6. Blood cholesterol (263 people, 8.00%)
  7. Hypothyroidism (260 people, 7.91%)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (255 people, 7.76%)
  9. Rheumatoid arthritis (240 people, 7.30%)
  10. Fibromyalgia (227 people, 6.90%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Hydrochlorothiazide (650 people, 19.77%)
  2. Lisinopril (586 people, 17.82%)
  3. Aspirin (585 people, 17.79%)
  4. Norvasc (516 people, 15.69%)
  5. Atenolol (459 people, 13.96%)
  6. Lyrica (448 people, 13.63%)
  7. Lipitor (445 people, 13.53%)
  8. Toprol-xl (364 people, 11.07%)
  9. Diovan (359 people, 10.92%)
  10. Lasix (337 people, 10.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Uncontrollable weight gain since hirnia/appendix surgery Nov 7 2013 & use of breathing drugs. Most of the weight gain is sound middle stomach & hips. I've never had a stomach & never weighed this much in my whole life & diet & exercise are barely keeping where I'm at.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I work out 6 days a week and seem to be gaining weight gradually every year. I think I eat the right kind of foods or rather watch what I eat carefully. I just can not loose a pound!

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • All of the symptoms I listed started after I began taking Ambien. I quit taking it after about 2 months. The symptoms have not gone away after 60 days.

    Reply

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High Blood Pressure is also known as: Blood pressure, Blood pressure - high, Blood pressure increased, HBP, HTN, Hypertension.

Weight Gain is also known as: Weight gain - unintentional, Weight increased.

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