High blood pressure is a serious condition demanding treatment and vigilance whenever it’s discovered. But when it occurs during pregnancy, it is especially dangerous. It is estimated that seven out of every 100 pregnant women develop high blood pressure—better known as toxemia—during pregnancy. Dr. Kinion Whittington joins us today to discuss toxemia and its dangers.
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