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Does pregnancy-induced hypertension cause premature deliveries?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: It can

Not to mention the danger to mom such as heart failure and stroke.

In brief: It can

Not to mention the danger to mom such as heart failure and stroke.
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Women with hypertensive complications of pregnancy have a higher chance of being delivered early because of problems their hypertension is causing them and/or their babies.
Some hypertensive problems cannot be prevented, like preeclampsia. Chronic high blood pressure can be controlled or prevented by losing weight, reducing stress and daily exercise.

In brief: Yes

Women with hypertensive complications of pregnancy have a higher chance of being delivered early because of problems their hypertension is causing them and/or their babies.
Some hypertensive problems cannot be prevented, like preeclampsia. Chronic high blood pressure can be controlled or prevented by losing weight, reducing stress and daily exercise.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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