Preeclampsia and Eclampsia

Last Updated on July 29, 2017What are Preeclampsia and Eclampsia Preeclampsia and eclampsia are a disease of pregnancy that includes the development or increasing level of high blood pressure throughout the second half of pregnancy. Preeclampsia, historically called “toxemia of pregnancy” may grow into the more critical condition called eclampsia. Eclampsia comprises symptoms of preeclampsia, along with seizures. These conditions, when they develop, occur after 20 weeks of pregnancy. They … Continue reading Preeclampsia and Eclampsia