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A 25-year-old female asked:

Feeling dizzy/dazed after taking prenatals is it normal i have high blood pressure and have had it all my life but today it was very high 157/91 ?

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Dr. Jason Sample
General Surgery 26 years experience
Concerning: Without knowing how far along you are in your pregnancy, this is harder to answer. I am, however, concerned that your hypertension may be associated with a pregnancy related condition called pre-eclampsia. I would speak to your obstetrician or midwife soon (like today).
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Agree. Taking Vitamins on an empty stomach can cause dizziness. Regardless your blood pressure is not normal. If you are very early in pregnancy then you need to be BP medication. If you are beyond 20 weeks you need to contact your OBGYN now as this can be a serious complication of pregnancy.
Apr 4, 2015
Last updated Apr 8, 2015


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