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How to Lower Pregnancy-Related Hypertension

How to Lower Pregnancy-Related Hypertension
24 Aug

How to Lower Pregnancy-Related Hypertension Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can be serious for you and your baby if not closely monitored

Follow these steps to learn how to reduce it You will need Time to relax Scheduled doctor appointments An exercise plan and a healthy diet Step 1 Treat yourself to a relaxing day at the spa, or go to the movies with a friend Get plenty of rest, and lie on your left side when in bed

Step 2 Talk to your doctor about any concerns Regular checkups will monitor your blood pressure and urine Take prescribed medicines as directed Step 3

Monitor your weight If you begin your pregnancy at a normal weight, you should gain 25 to 35 pounds in nine months Too much weight gain can give you high blood pressure Step 4 Follow a safe exercise regimen

Thirty minutes a day is recommended Consult with your doctor before attempting any exercise plan Yoga strengthens and tones your body while teaching relaxation and breathing techniques Step 5 Eat healthy

Snack on fruits and vegetables, and drink plenty of water Lower your intake of sugar and sodium Did you know In the US 31 percent of all births are via Cesarean delivery


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