Preeclampsia

About- Pre-eclampsia also called toxemia is a dangerous pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and often a significant amount of protein in the urine usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women. 
 
Symptoms-
 Blurred vision
 Decreased urine output
 Hands and face swelling
 High blood pressure 
 Impaired liver function
 Light sensitivity
 Low levels of platelets in the blood (thrombocytopenia)
 Nausea or vomiting
 Proteinuria
 Severe and persistent headache
 Shortness of breath
 Sudden weight gain
 Temporary loss of vision
 Upper abdominal pain
 
Causes-
 Autoimmune disorders
 Blood vessel problems
 First pregnancy
 History of chronic High blood pressure
 History of migraines
 History of Pre-eclampsia
 In vitro fertilization
 Interval between pregnancies
 Kidney disease
 Lupus
 Multiple pregnancies
 Obesity
 Type 1 diabetes
 Type 2 diabetes
 Unhealthy diet

Specialists to visit
 Maternal-Foetal Medicine Specialist

 Neonatologist
 Gynecologist and Obstetrician

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Pre-eclampsia
References
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
http://americanpregnancy.org
https://www.preeclampsia.org/
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com

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