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Review: could High blood pressure cause Weight gain?

We study 208,718 people who have High blood pressure from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,286 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 1,159,663 patients) is typically treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Amlodipine Besylate, Diovan, Hydrochlorothiazide, Metoprolol Tartrate.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,117 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 208,658 people who have high blood pressure are studied. Among them, 3,286 (1.57%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.62% of all the 526,650 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 gain67.93%32.07%

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%27.92%49.69%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain2.75%54.13%38.53%4.59%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (608 people, 18.50%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (603 people, 18.35%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (582 people, 17.71%)
  4. Pain (469 people, 14.27%)
  5. Anxiety (347 people, 10.56%)
  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, 6.91%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Hydrochlorothiazide (650 people, 19.78%)
  2. Aspirin (585 people, 17.80%)
  3. Lisinopril (585 people, 17.80%)
  4. Norvasc (516 people, 15.70%)
  5. Atenolol (459 people, 13.97%)
  6. Lyrica (448 people, 13.63%)
  7. Lipitor (445 people, 13.54%)
  8. Toprol-xl (364 people, 11.08%)
  9. Diovan (359 people, 10.93%)
  10. Lasix (337 people, 10.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • 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!

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  • 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.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I am an obese male who lost 70 pounds over the last three years. My weight remained stable for nearly one year. My doctor prescribed and I have been compliant with taking the above mentioned medications for the last nine months and they were keeping my blood glucose in check and lowered my A1C by 60% over that time. Over the last three months, I have gained 8 lbs. without any change to my caloric intake or exercise regimen (I walk two miles a day.). Has my body adapted to taking these medications and now be causing weight gain?

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