Pre-eclampsia or Pregnancy hypertension or high blood pressure, is considered to be serious complication with pregnant women. If it is is not detected on time, there will be potentially life-threatening to mother and unborn baby.
Usually, Pre-eclampsia is most common at the third trimester of pregnancy time, it can cause severe headaches, blurred vision (or light sensitivity), stomach ache, nausea and dizziness, and sudden weight gain. The mother can sometimes feel really unwell, then it’s time to meet the doctor for routine blood pressure and urine testing.
There are still not exact causes for pre-eclampsia. Experts just explain this through the raising blood pressure mechanism as the feed back of the the placenta to the mother’s body due to abnormalities of blood flow.
The triggers are found to lead pre-eclampsia including:
Being under 20 or over 40 years of age
Being the first pregnancy,
Having the condition before or some medical conditions already such as obese, diabetes, high blood pressure or kidney disease.
As pre-eclampsia is easy to detective, the simplest treatment if keeping your blood pressure at a reasonable level with anti-hypertensive drugs. You may also be given magnesium sulphate to prevent seizures.
Be carefull if you do not want to there are any other complications.