Hypertension in pregnancy

Hypertension and Pregnancy: Know the Facts!

By Dr. Ashwini Talpe , Gynaecology Blood pressure can be defined as how hard the blood pushes itself against the walls of the artery when the heart beats. A considerable amount of pressure is required for the circulation of blood throughout the body, but an excess can really cause complications. A blood…

Hypertension in Pregnancy: Diagnosis and Management

By Dr Niraj Mahajan , Gynaecology Hypertension is a potentially fatal complication for pregnant women. It is caused by high blood pressure. Hypertension, besides the high levels of blood pressure, includes symptoms such as swollen feet and hands, and protein found in urine. If blood pressure is high during pregnancy, it puts…

Hypertension and Pregnancy: Know the Facts!

By Paras Bliss , Mother and Child Care Hypertension is one of the most adverse health conditions of our times. It is estimated that approximately 20 % of world population suffers from hypertension (also referred to as High Blood Pressure). Hypertension requires special care in certain situations. Pregnancy is one such situation.…