Zealth — Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension and it's Management

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Pregnancy related Hypertensive Disorder usually occurs after 20 weeks of Gestation.. It is commonly associated with seizures, swelling and if left untreated it can also lead to death. Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy may cause an increase in maternal and Fetal Morbidity and continue to remain a leading cause of maternal mortality. The common signs and symptoms that need to be looked out for are Frequent headaches and blurry vision, Swelling of face, hands and feet, sudden weight gain and decrease in baby’s movements during the third trimester. Management of Pregnancy induced hypertension: Treatment focuses on controlling blood pressure and preventing...

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