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by vit9109
Tue Dec 30, 639236 7:50 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Eclampsia
Replies: 13
Views: 2247

Re: Eclampsia

This very topic has raised my concerns. The more I research about pre-e/e the more questions I have. And the very questions that you posted was what I wondering also. I was very nervous when I came across postings of women reporting that they had seizures with BP's in the 130-140's or 160's. So I ca...
by vit9109
Fri Dec 19, 639236 3:12 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: White Coat Hypertension
Replies: 1
Views: 430

White Coat Hypertension

Hi Ladies, How do you control your white coat hypertension? I feel like anytime I get my BP checked in an office setting I have white coat. At home my BP's run 110-119. In an office 130-140. Once I leave the office and check it, it's totally normal. Does anyone else suffer from this? Being pregnant,...
by vit9109
Fri Dec 19, 639236 9:38 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: How did medication help your BP?
Replies: 3
Views: 645

How did medication help your BP?

Hi Ladies, Second time around, did you find yourself on medications earlier? Did you find that the medications controlled you from reaching that point of a hypertensive crisis? I have come to find out that although you may take BP meds they don't prevent you from getting pre-e. However, in taking BP...
by vit9109
Fri Dec 19, 639236 9:22 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: What were your symptoms with pre-e?
Replies: 8
Views: 1506

What were your symptoms with pre-e?

Hi Ladies,

Can you share how you felt going into your second pregnancy after pre-e with baby #1.

How did your symptoms present?

What did you do to ease any anxiety/fears?
by vit9109
Fri Dec 19, 639236 9:15 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Second time around, how did your Pre-e present?
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Second time around, how did your Pre-e present?

Hi Ladies, To those of you who had severe pre-e first time around. How did it present the second time around? I had severe PP pre-e although I think I was exhibiting symptoms weeks prior that were chalked up to "normal pregnancy" and they weren't. My husband and I are thinking of baby #2 and are ver...
by vit9109
Fri Sep 08, 639234 9:51 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: At what point did you receive Magnesium?
Replies: 13
Views: 2326

At what point did you receive Magnesium?

Hi Ladies,

At what point did you ladies receive mag sulfate?
by vit9109
Fri Sep 08, 639234 9:47 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: what causes eclamptic seizures?
Replies: 1
Views: 688

what causes eclamptic seizures?

Hi Ladies, I am postpartum pre-e survivor/Hellp. Our son is now 17 months old and my husband and I are thinking of TTC #2. The more information I read about the more questions I have. I am super nervous about what the stress of labor will put on my body. I am very worried about pre-e again of course...
by vit9109
Thu Sep 07, 639234 9:43 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Sex life of a chronic hypertensive person
Replies: 7
Views: 1674

Re: Sex life of a chronic hypertensive person

I had pre-e postpartum and it took a full 6 months on BP medication before my BP returned to normal range. I have since been off BP meds. I follow a low sodium diet. It has done wonders for me. I can relate to feeling depressed and frustrated about everything that you are going through. I went throu...
by vit9109
Sun Oct 30, 639233 10:15 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: If you have HELLP.....Clarification please?
Replies: 3
Views: 465

If you have HELLP.....Clarification please?

Hi Ladies, I just wrote a long and detailed email and some how it got deleted:( I had pre-e with HELLP with our first baby. Mine started 3 days PP when my BP was 220/110. I was on meds 6 months PP and now I am medication free with normal BP's. Our baby is healthy and is an amazing blessing to us. We...

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