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How serious is preeclampsia?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Very

You may be surprised to know that nutritional deficiency is a major cause, particularly magnesium.
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In brief: Very

You may be surprised to know that nutritional deficiency is a major cause, particularly magnesium.
See your ob.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Very serious

Sometimes abnormal placentas begin to breakdown at 20wks, leading to exposure of mom to some of dad's placental genes and lead to an "allergic" reaction where the vessels spasm and platelets are drawn away (thrombocytopenia).
The spasm causes high BP, HA, liver dysfunction, vision changes, and protein in the urine; leads to maternal seizure, decreased baby growth, and sometimes placental abruption

In brief: Very serious

Sometimes abnormal placentas begin to breakdown at 20wks, leading to exposure of mom to some of dad's placental genes and lead to an "allergic" reaction where the vessels spasm and platelets are drawn away (thrombocytopenia).
The spasm causes high BP, HA, liver dysfunction, vision changes, and protein in the urine; leads to maternal seizure, decreased baby growth, and sometimes placental abruption
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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