Gestational hypertension

What is Gestational hypertension?

Gestational hypertension is also called as pregnancy-induced hypertension. It is defined as the development of new arterial hypertension in a pregnant woman after 20 weeks gestation without the presence of protein in the urine.

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My 17 yr old daughter has been diagnosed with gestational hypertension. Her blood pressure was in the high 140s/80s range before she was induced...

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Hi i read your query very carefully.

The Bp now is at upper normal levels. This is a typical reaction from preeclamsia and will normalize within...

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I am 36 weeks into my pregnancy and have had all the symptoms of preeclampsia(swelling, sudden unexplained weight gain, vomiting,headaches,constant...

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Gestational hypertension or pregnancy induced hypertension at 36 weeks with symptoms of vomiting and headache can be serious and needs to...

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my wife was diagnosed having gestational hypertension after it gave birth through caesarian operation her blood pressure goes up and down but...

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She should have a healthy lifestyle like avoiding fatty, oily and high calorie diet. Have low salt diet and monitor blood pressure...

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