Health Tip: Symptoms That May Indicate Preeclampsia
High blood pressure during pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- Preeclampsia occurs when a pregnant woman's blood pressure spikes rapidly. It can lead to stroke, organ failure and other life-threatening conditions in both the mother and baby.
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says possible warning signs of preeclampsia include:
- Vision abnormalities.
- Quickly gaining weight.
- Swollen face and hands.