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Review: could High blood pressure cause Weight gain?

Summary: Weight gain could be caused by High blood pressure, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Depression, and take Hydrochlorothiazide.

We study 207,792 people who have High blood pressure from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,275 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 1,154,237 patients) is typically treated by Lisinopril, Amlodipine Besylate, Atenolol, Metoprolol Tartrate, Diovan, Hydrochlorothiazide.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 521,524 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 207,714 people who have high blood pressure are studied. Among them, 3,275 (1.58%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.63% of all the 520,663 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 gain67.92%32.08%

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%4.63%16.78%27.90%49.70%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain2.42%53.62%39.13%4.83%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (605 people, 18.47%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (603 people, 18.41%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (582 people, 17.77%)
  4. Pain (468 people, 14.29%)
  5. Anxiety (347 people, 10.60%)
  6. Blood cholesterol (263 people, 8.03%)
  7. Hypothyroidism (259 people, 7.91%)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (255 people, 7.79%)
  9. Rheumatoid arthritis (240 people, 7.33%)
  10. Fibromyalgia (227 people, 6.93%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Hydrochlorothiazide (649 people, 19.82%)
  2. Aspirin (585 people, 17.86%)
  3. Lisinopril (583 people, 17.80%)
  4. Norvasc (515 people, 15.73%)
  5. Atenolol (458 people, 13.98%)
  6. Lyrica (448 people, 13.68%)
  7. Lipitor (444 people, 13.56%)
  8. Toprol-xl (364 people, 11.11%)
  9. Diovan (359 people, 10.96%)
  10. Lasix (337 people, 10.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (1 week 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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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I also have implanon as contraception and don't have any periods since 2 months...I started gain weight about 2 months ago,2 weeks after starting the 300mg tevadiltiazem.I have before the 180mg(2weeks) and the 240 mg(1 month) .I gained 5 pounds in 1 week(beginning of February) and now 4 pounds in 4 days(last week).Still eating the same and exercice everyday...Is this water retention or what???
    Thanks for the answer.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • problem losing weight even on strict diet

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