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Weight gain and Beta Blockers.

Discussion in 'Weight Loss and Dieting' started by catherinecherub, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. catherinecherub

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  2. kateincornwall

    kateincornwall Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thats very interesting Catherine . I take 50mg of Atenolol for familial hypertension , cant seem to get my BP lower than 135/75 despite now being slim, fit and active , its a blinkin nuisance . However, about four years ago , I was on a much higher dose which, my current Doctor tells me " could " have contributed to becomming diabetic from my previous pre diabetic status and also maybe contributed to weight gain . I have lost 5 stones over the last 18 months , by low carb , got my BG under control but cant control the BP without Beta Blockers .
     
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