A 35-year-old member asked:
Does my weight have an impact on pregnancy-induced hypertension?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Certainly, there are risk factors identified for pih (pregnancy-induced hypertension). Women at higher risk for developing pih are teens, african-american women, and those struggling with obesity.
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Cardiology 22 years experience
Weight: Can always have an impact in hypertension of any variety but this is variable.
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Last updated Mar 26, 2013
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