Causes Of High Blood Pressure In Women Over 80 Years Old

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High Blood Pressure and Women: 4 Issues You Need to Know About

Although high blood pressure affects both men and women, there are a number of concerns particularly relating to women that are worth mentioning.

 

1. Pregnancy
Many pregnant women with high blood pressure will go on to have healthy babies without serious problems. But, having high blood pressure can be dangerous for both mother and baby.

 

High blood pressure occurs in 6 to 8 percent of all pregnancies in the U.S., about 70 percent of which are first-time pregnancies.

 

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