• Jeanie C Jeanie C
    November 12, 2008
    can having high blood pressure that is unattended cause weight gain
    Jeanie C Jeanie C
    November 12, 2008

    In the last 2 months before being diagnosed with high blood pressure, I have gained 8 pounds and have had heart palpitations



  • Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    November 13, 2008
    Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    November 13, 2008

    Hi Jeanie,


    As high blood pressure becomes more severe it can lead to water retention, which results in weight gain.


    It's best to work with your MD to determine if your weight gain is related to water retention and high blood pressure or other factors.


    All the best,

    Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

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