Also indexed as:Proteinuric Gestational Hypertension, Proteinuric Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension, Toxemia (Pregnancy)
Mother-to-be? Protect yourself and your baby from the serious complications associated with this pregnancy problem. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
The right diet is the key to managing many diseases and to improving general quality of life. For this condition, scientific research has found benefit in the following healthy eating tips.
|Donít skip the salt||Use normal amounts of salt and drink more water to maintain normal circulation.|
|Avoid trans fats||Diets high in trans fatty acids appear to increase preeclampsia risk, so avoiding margarine and deep-fried foods may decrease your risk.|
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