Published: Sunday, June 2, 2013

Health Tips

Be alert for signs of preeclampsia

Preeclampsia occurs when there is a swift and significant spike in blood pressure during pregnancy. It can be dangerous for both the pregnant woman and the unborn baby. The affected pregnant women may have these typical symptoms of preeclampsia:
• High blood pressure.
• Swollen hands and face.
• High levels of protein in the urine.
• Stomach pain.
• Blurry vision and/or dizziness.
• Frequent headaches.