keep bp under control during pregnancy
High blood pressure: pregnancy Women should take special care of their health during pregnancy. Any health problem that occurs at this time can also harm the child. The problem of high BP is seen in many women during pregnancy. If it is not controlled in time, then there can be a lot of trouble. According to doctors, the problem of high blood pressure can start in women after the 19th week of pregnancy. In such a situation, it is very important to identify its symptoms in time.
Let us know from the experts why BP increases during pregnancy and how to control it.
Eight to 10 percent of women have this problem
Head of Department of Gynecology and Obstetrician at Max (Panchsheel Park) Dr. Anuradha Kapoor It is said that 8 to 10 percent of women suffer from high BP during pregnancy. It can be related to food or lifestyle. In many cases, it is also seen that getting pregnant at an older age also causes such problems. Even if a woman already has a disease, the risk of getting high BP increases. I
There is an effect on the health of the child as well.
Due to high BP, the physical development of the child can be affected. Along with this, there is also a risk of the child being underweight or premature birth. Which can cause a lot of trouble to the child. In such a situation, it is important that women keep checking their BP during pregnancy. If it is increasing then consult a doctor to control it.
Symptoms look like this
headaches several times a day
Stomach discomfort like acidity
don’t ignore the symptoms
Dr. Anuradha Kapoor says that women should not ignore any of these symptoms during pregnancy. If the problem of high BP is not treated on time, then the health of both mother and child can deteriorate. In such a situation, it is important to pay attention to these symptoms.
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