Could my family history influence my high blood pressure increase preeclampsia?

Too some degree. Family history does play a role in tendency towards high blood pressure. But you can exert some control over your risk by sticking to a healthy diet and staying close to your ideal body weight.
Possibly. Would recommend periodic & routine evaluation with you ob.

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What are the risks of developing high blood pressure or preeclampsia again?

Many risks-"toxemia" A woman has a higher chance of developing preeclampsia if she has a history of it or hypertension, is diabetic, has certain kidney or autoimmune disease, has >1 fetus, is at an age extreme (young or midlife), etc. If she does develop preeclampsia, complications include the condition progressing to eclampsia (convulsions) or to strokes, kidney damage, bleeding, etc. Read more...

Can high blood pressure due to preeclampsia affect somebody for the rest of their life?

Usually not. Preeclampsia BP usually goes away with delivery of the baby. You may have high BP in later life if you are already prone for it. Read more...
Excellent question! Women with preeclampsia are at increased risk for chronic hypertension years later. Women who actually seized with eclampsia in their pregnancy show residual neurobehavioral subtle changes decades later (poor memory/focus). So, we are not telling the whole story when we say that preeclampsia is a pregnancy disorder, it has after-effects that persist long after the woman's reproductive life is over. Read more...

What are chances of high blood pressure later if preeclampsia?

HPN-PREECLAMPSIA. The BP is checked after delivery to make sure mother is fine after preeclampsia. BP usually returns to normal. Read more...

Do you have to have high blood pressure to have preeclampsia or hellp?

Yes, a criteria. Preeclampsia is clinically defined as hypertention and proteinuria (protein in urine) with/out edema occuring after 20 wks of pregnancy. So, hypertention is a required component for the diagnosis. Help is severe preeclampsia involing hemolytic anemia, liver dysfuctions, and low platelet count. These are very important illnesses and follow-up with doc asap/regularly is strongly advised...Good luck. Read more...

Can high blood pressure due to preeclampsia affect someone later their life?

Yes, possibly. After pregnancy, the pressure usually returns to normal and there are no long term effects. However, mothers who have high blood pressure in pregnancy are at an increased risk of developing chronic high blood pressure later in life and should be monitored regularly. Read more...

I have a family history of high blood pressure and work out. Now have high bp. Am I hurting body?

Yes. Whether you exercise or not high blood pressure is hurting your body. Weight loss overall will be effective to lower BP bit i would not reccomend vigorous physical activity until you have been evaluated by a physician. Read more...