Hypertension is a relatively common disease, which is more common in middle-aged and elderly people. Some pregnant women will also have high blood pressure after pregnancy. When this happens, we must pay attention to control in diet, so as to avoid the increase of blood pressure affecting their own health and the healthy development of fetus. Let’s take a look at what the diet of pregnant women with hypertension needs to pay attention to.
Pregnant women with hypertension need less salt and less oil in their diet, and their diet is mainly low in fat and salt, so as to avoid adverse effects on the disease. Also avoid eating coffee, strong tea, hot pepper and other irritating foods at ordinary times, so as not to cause vasoconstriction and increase blood pressure. You can eat more diuretic foods, such as corn, watermelon, wax gourd, eggplant, red bean, etc., which will help to control blood pressure.
Pregnant women with hypertension usually lose a lot of protein. Therefore, it is good for their health to eat more foods rich in high-quality protein, such as deep-sea fish, lean meat and bean products.
In addition, patients with hypertension should also drink plenty of water, and go out for physical exercise to control their weight, which is also beneficial for controlling blood pressure. Pregnant women with high blood pressure need to measure their blood pressure regularly. If the blood pressure rises obviously, they need to adopt corresponding treatment methods under the guidance of doctors, so as to avoid affecting the healthy development of the fetus. They should keep in a good mood and avoid emotional excitement at ordinary times.