Pre-eclampsia (previously called toxemia) is a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. It is said to exist when a pregnant woman with gestational hypertension develops proteinuria. Originally, edema was considered part of the syndrome of pre-eclampsia, but presently the former two symptoms are sufficient for a diagnosis of pre-eclampsia.
Preeclampsia as related to High Risk Pregnancy
- High blood pressure during pregnancy - preeclampsia - WebMD
Preeclampsia is new high blood pressure after 20 weeks of pregnancy. It usually goes away after you give birth. Not all high blood pressure is preeclampsia.
- Preeclampsia and High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy …
Learn how to handle high blood pressure during pregnancy, which can lead to preeclampsia, a serious medical condition, in this ACOG patient education FAQ.
- Preeclampsia: Toxemia - American Pregnancy Association
Preeclampsia is a condition that occurs only during pregnancy. Diagnoses is made by the combination of high blood pressure and protein in the urine.
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A large population-based, case-controlled study finds a link between children diagnosed with autism and their mothers experiencing preeclampsia during pregnancy.
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WebMD explains preeclampsia and eclampsia, including the risk factors, symptoms and treatment of this serious condition that pregnant women can develop.
- Preeclampsia - Medscape Reference
Preeclampsia is a disorder of widespread vascular endothelial malfunction and vasospasm that occurs after 20 weeks' gestation and can present as …
- Pre-eclampsia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pre-eclampsia or preeclampsia (PE) is a disorder of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure and a large amount of protein in the urine. The disorder usually ...
- High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy: MedlinePlus
If you are pregnant, high blood pressure can cause problems for you and your unborn baby. You may have had high blood pressure before you got pregnant.
- USPSTF: Aspirin Advised When Preeclampsia Risk Is High
Healthy pregnant women at high risk for preeclampsia should take low-dose aspirin daily after 12 weeks of gestation, the US Preventive Services Task …