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A 23-year-old female asked:

Im 4weeks pregnant and im suffering hypertension what should i do to avoid hypertensions on my pregnancy cycle?

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Hypertension: You should try to remain active and watch salt intake. If you have underlying hypertension though, it may be inevitable that you need treatment for hypertension.
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Preg and HTN: You most likely had HTN before pregnancy if you have it this early. There are many causes and you need to see an OB who specializes in high risk pregnancy which you are now. There is great risk to you and to baby with HTN during pregnancy. Do not delay.

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