How do people live with chronic hypertension?
- Lose weight if you are above a healthy weight.
- Quit smoking if you smoke.
- Eat a healthy diet rich in low-fat dairy, fruits, and vegetables, and low in saturated fat.
- Limit sodium (salt) intake to no more than 2,300 milligrams a day.
Does aspirin prevent preeclampsia?
Evidence demonstrates that aspirin use reduces the risk of preeclampsia in high-risk populations. Effective dosages of low-dose aspirin range from 60 to 150 mg/d.
Can I prevent preeclampsia?
Medication. The best clinical evidence for prevention of preeclampsia is the use of low-dose aspirin. Your primary care provider may recommend taking an 81-milligram aspirin tablet daily after 12 weeks of pregnancy if you have one high-risk factor for preeclampsia or more than one moderate-risk factor.