[ UK /ɪklˈæmpsi‍ə/ ]
  1. a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy
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  • She used a surrogate after suffering preeclampsia with her previous pregnancies. The Sun
  • Preeclampsia was linked to levels of oxygen in the blood and a protein called angiotensinogen. The Sun
  • The etiology of preeclampsia is unknown, but widespread pathologic changes can result in pulmonary edema, oliguria, seizures, thrombocytopenia, and abnormal liver enzymes.
  • A study conducted by scientists at Yale University and published in 2008 reported that, compared to pregnant women who ate less than one serving of chocolate a week, those who consumed five or more servings of chocolate each week during their third trimester had a 40 percent lower risk of developing the dangerous high blood pressure condition known as preeclampsia. Origins
  • None of the medical team managing her first pregnancy warned her of pre-eclampsia.
  • Patients who develop pre-eclampsia at near term are at low risk of maternal and neonatal morbidity.
  • That’s when the doctor used the word preeclampsia. Love Brought Me Back
  • Although pre-eclampsia cannot be completely cured before the delivery, administering drugs such as magnesium sulfate can lower a woman's risk of developing convulsions (eclampsia), which can be fatal.
  • The amount of protein in the urine is also checked alongside a blood pressure reading to test for pre-eclampsia.
  • Doctors warn of the more serious condition, called eclampsia, which is characterized by headache, disturbances of vision, vomiting, pain in the stomach, and possibly convulsions or coma. Understanding the Dozen Discomforts and Complications of Pregnancy
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