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High blood pressure in pregnancy: High blood pressure in pregnancy is an abnormal elevation in blood pressure that occurs during pregnancy. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of High blood pressure in pregnancy, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor...read more »
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