How to Treat Hypertension During Pregnancy?

Q:
How to treat hypertension during pregnancy?

A:
According to the study, about 10% of pregnant women may get hypertension. Usually hypertension occurs after about 20 weeks of your pregnancy. With proper treatments, it will be relieved and will not do harm to you and your baby.

Here are some methods which may help you:

  • Do some mild exercises: walking and yoga
  • Take more prenatal vitamins: folic acid and calcium
  • Eat healthy foods: fresh fruits, lean meats, vegetables, and some low-fat dairy products
  • Quit smoking
  • Stop drinking alcohol

If you want to take any OTC or prescription medication, you must consult your doctor in advance.

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