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What disease causes a woman miscarries due to high blood pressure?

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Dr. Umesh Patel
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
Eclampsia: Severe pregnancy associated high blood pressure is called eclampsia, hypertensive disorder of pregnancy or toxemia of pregnancy. Regular medical care during pregnancy and through the delivery and post-delivery period can help prevent adverse outcomes.

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What sort of disease is chronic high blood pressure?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Lohanswered
Cardiology 49 years experience
Insidious: Chronic uncontrolled high blood pressure may produce no symptoms until a heart attack, stroke, heart failure, dementia, peripheral arterial disease, or kidney failure appear. Lifestyle and pharmacologic therapies are very effective in controlling the BP and the commensurate reduction in risk. See your doctor.

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