A 54-year-old member asked:
What are the risk factors for developing pregnancy-induced hypertension?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Padmavati Garvey answered
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several: Being overweight is one of the major risk factors. Also very young or older patients are at increased risk. If you have a history of high blood pressure or if you had high blood pressure during a previous pregnancy, you are at increased risk. Eat lots of vegetables, exercise, do yoga, etc.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
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