Rapides Regional Health Talk – Preeclampsia

– [Narrator] Health Talk, brought to you by Rapides Regional Medical Center. (upbeat music) Pregnant women know every doctor’s appointment includes two things, a blood pressure check and a trip to the restroom with a plastic cup. But there’s a good reason for that. Both tests alert your physician to signs of preeclampsia. – Preeclampsia…

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

High blood pressure and pregnancy are not necessarily a dangerous combination. But having high blood pressure during pregnancy requires special care, regardless of whether you diagnosed with this problem before or after conception. American Pregnancy Association says high blood pressure affects around 6 to 8 percent of pregnant women. During pregnancy, women may suffer from…