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Hypertension of pregnancy

Hypertension of pregnancy: Introduction

Hypertension of pregnancy: Pregnancy hypertension is the development of high blood pressure during pregnancy. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. The increased blood pressure can cause complications in pregnancy women e.g. eclampsia and HELLP syndrome. The blood pressure usually returns to normal after delivery. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypertension of pregnancy is available below.

Symptoms of Hypertension of pregnancy

Treatments for Hypertension of pregnancy

  • Close monitoring, reduced stress, bed rest, reduced salt intake, medications such as methyldopa and labetalol in more severe cases. Severe cases may require induction of the birth or caesarean section. Treatment is complicated by the fact that blood pressure-reducing medications may have a harmful effect on the baby
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