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Does my weight have an impact on pregnancy-induced hypertension?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Weight

Can always have an impact in hypertension of any variety but this is variable.

In brief: Weight

Can always have an impact in hypertension of any variety but this is variable.
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Yes

Certainly, there are risk factors identified for pih (pregnancy-induced hypertension).
Women at higher risk for developing pih are teens, african-american women, and those struggling with obesity.

In brief: Yes

Certainly, there are risk factors identified for pih (pregnancy-induced hypertension).
Women at higher risk for developing pih are teens, african-american women, and those struggling with obesity.
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