The following Conditions are related to Hypertension

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  • Preeclampsia

    Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system, most often the liver and kidneys. Preeclampsia usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women whose blood pressure had been normal. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious — even fatal — complications for both you and your baby. If you have preeclampsia, the only cure is delivery of your b  Read More

  • Pregnancy: preeclampsia and eclampsia

    Preeclampsia is a condition of during pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure (hypertension) and protein in the urine (proteinuria). Preeclampsia usually occurs after the 34th week of gestation, but it can develop after birth. Preeclampsia and eclampsia are most common in first-time pregnancies. Pregnant teens and women over 40 are also at increased risk. Eclampsia is the development of seizures in a w  Read More