toxemia of pregnancy

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toxemia of pregnancy

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Noun1.toxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urinetoxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
eclampsia - a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy
preeclampsia, pre-eclampsia - abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
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Other nutritional interventions that may help prevent pregnancy-induced hypertension and preeclampsia include increasing dietary protein intake and supplementing with vitamin B6 and calcium.
Most studies have demonstrated an increased risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension, anaemia and premature labour.
In spite of this risk being very low in Denmark, no children of mothers with early pregnancy-induced hypertension died, whereas the mortality risk of children born to mothers with hypertension late in pregnancy was above average.
In the analysis of birth records linked to the survey, PFOA was unrelated to pregnancy-induced hypertension or preterm birth but showed some suggestion of an association with early preterm birth.
In Shanghai residents, the proportion of deaths from ectopic pregnancy declined, while deaths from pregnancy-induced hypertension and liver diseases rose.
5% of the 116 had pregnancy-induced hypertension, compared with just 9.
Snoring is a risk factor for pregnancy-induced hypertension with an adjusted odds ratio of 1.
The trial cohort included only singleton pregnancies and excluded pregnancies with congenital or chromosomal abnormalities, chronic or pregnancy-induced hypertension, preeclampsia, gestational or pregestational diabetes, placental abruption, and placenta previa.
1,3) There is an increased risk of perinatal mortality, low-birth-weight infants, preterm delivery and pregnancy-induced hypertension.
David Glendinning, for the NMC, said: "Mrs A was a known hypertensive with a history of pregnancy-induced hypertension.
She took methyldopa for pregnancy-induced hypertension and had a family history of subarachnoid haemorrhage.
2-fold increased risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension, compared with women without the sleep disorder, according to a poster presentation at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society.

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