Writen By :Srishti Hospital
Treatment for hypertension during pregnancy
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition, caused when the blood pressure becomes higher than 140/90 mm Hg. Hypertension during pregnancy is a serious concern, it may sometimes cause severe health problems to both the baby and mother.
Causes of Hypertension during Pregnancy
There are several possible causes for Hypertension during pregnancy which includes:
* Age (Above 40)
* Carrying more than one fetus
* Overweight or obese
* Smoking and drinking alcohol
* Failing to stay active
* First-time pregnancy
* A family history of pregnancy-related hypertension
Types of Hypertension during Pregnancy
Chronic Hypertension: Chronic Hypertension can be referred to as pre-existing high...