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Gestational Hypertension

Gestational Hypertension:
Gestational Hypertension
Gestational hypertension is when the systolic pressure during pregnancy is equal to or greater than 140 mm Hg or the diastolic blood pressure is equal to or greater than 90 mm Hg. Gestational hypertension occurs only after the baby is born and usually occurs after 20 weeks. This also releases albumin with the urine and the high blood pressure gets better 6 weeks after the baby is delivered.

Symptoms of high blood pressure during pregnancy:

1) High blood pressure (140/90 mm Hg). Blood pressure 160/110 m. or Too much is deadly. Symptoms of pre-eclampsia. 2) Water may come into the body suddenly or the body may become swollen.

3) Headache or gradual severe headache and severe pain in the back or front of the head. 4) Blurred vision. 5) Severe pain in the upper abdomen (below the right rib). 6) Feeling heavy or tingling in the head. 6) Decreased urination or dark-colored urine.

Causes of pre-eclampsia:

There are different opinions about the different causes of pre-eclampsia. However, all medical scientists agree that those with pre-pregnancy or low kidney function are more likely to have high blood pressure and pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. Inflammatory problems of blood vessels are behind it.

Who is at extra risk of pre-eclampsia?

1. Those who have had pre-eclampsia before.

2. If anyone in the pre-eclampsia family.

3. If anyone in the family has high blood pressure.

4. Those who are older are more likely to be Mahan. 5. Patients with high blood pressure, diabetes, and kidney problems. If there is a gap of more than 10 years between the delivery of two children. If the pregnant mother is overweight.


(1) Patients with pre-eclampsia should undergo regular checkups. (2) It is necessary to stop eating separate salt with food. (3) Protein and calorie foods should be eaten.

(4) Eat nutritious soft food. (5) Sleep 8 hours a night and 2 hours a day.

(6) If the feet are swollen, you should sleep with your feet high on the pillow. (6) Sleeping pills and blood pressure pills should be taken according to the doctor's advice. (6) Blood pressure, weight chart should be made. (9) It is necessary to chart whether the protein is going with the urine. (10) The condition of the child should be seen again and again. (11) If necessary, the doctor should be contacted.


1. Learn about regular checkups, safe medications during pregnancy, and lifestyle changes

Consult a wife specialist in advance. 2. Find out what to eat and how much to work to keep your weight normal. If necessary Seek the help of nutritionists. 3. Avoid excess salt in food. 4. Anxiety is one of the main causes of high blood pressure. Regular meditation, yoga or light exercise as advised by experts can relieve you from this.

5. It is best to have regular pressure measurements at home. And even if it is not the rule

Blood pressure fluctuations must be monitored. Only then will the pregnant mother be healthy, and give birth to a healthy baby.

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