If you are pregnant and have blurred vision, be aware that this symptom can be a warning sign of a very high-risk condition called preeclampsia, which requires immediate and serious treatment.

In addition to preeclampsia, pregnant women may also have blurred vision following migraine headaches.

In mid or late pregnancy, due to the effect of pregnancy hormones, fluid retention occurs in the pregnant woman, which can be accompanied by crystal vision.

If you also have blurred vision and headaches and you are pregnant, be sure to read our article, our doctors will inform you about the high-risk conditions that lead to vision problems and headaches in pregnancy.


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Blurred vision and headache in pregnancy

Headaches in pregnant women may be caused by problems with blood pressure, if you are a pregnant woman who has persistent headaches, or if you are a pregnant woman, who experiences new and severe headaches after the twentieth week of pregnancy, tell your doctor.

Blurred vision and headaches are often caused by migraines. Migraines can increase the risk of developing strokes, but strokes are generally rare in pregnancy.

The following factors can cause headaches and blurred vision:

Migraine headaches are very common in women, migraine headaches are often moderate to severe

Pain gets worse with movement, light and sound

Migraine headaches can be associated with blurred vision, migraine blurred vision is part of visual aura.

Migraine auras are certain changes that occur in a person’s vision during a migraine attack. Migraine auras are:

Migraine headaches can last up to three days. If your headache and blurred vision do not improve after three days, you should see a doctor.

Nausea and vomiting with migraine headaches are common. Migraine headaches are usually reduced with vomiting.

Traumatic brain injury following a fall, accident, etc. can lead to a series of brain injuries known as traumatic brain injury or TBI.

These injuries can cause a range of symptoms, from mild to very severe

If you have a similar history and now have headaches, blurred vision, lightheadedness, ringing in the ears, decreased level of consciousness and drowsiness, be sure to tell your doctor.

Decreased blood glucose levels, called hypoglycemia, can be accompanied by the following symptoms:

Irregular heartbeat, seizures, and loss of consciousness can lead to hypoglycemia if not controlled properly.

Increased intracranial pressure can be characterized by severe headaches, especially in the back of the head, which intensify when you wake up.

Headache and blurred vision are symptoms of this type of increased intracranial pressure, which is more common in women than men.

Another clinical feature is this disorder

In case of similar symptoms, it is necessary to go to a well-equipped medical center immediately

High or low blood pressure can both be associated with headaches and blurred vision

Following prolonged standing, dehydration, bleeding, etc., you experience hypotension, hypotension occurs with the following symptoms:

If you had a history of high blood pressure before pregnancy and now have high blood pressure, you may have headaches and blurred vision at the same time.

Nasal bleeding and shortness of breath can be other clinical manifestations of high blood pressure

Be aware that high blood pressure can cause very serious and lasting damage to the lining behind your eyes. Retinal damage is called retinopathy.

Retinopathy can be associated with blurred vision and even blindness.

The important thing here is to inform you, as a pregnant woman, let you know about very serious and dangerous conditions that may be life threatening for you and your fetus.

There are women who had completely normal blood pressure before becoming pregnant.

Preeclampsia is associated with very high blood pressure and increased protein excretion in the urine. Previously, these serious conditions were called pregnancy poisoning. The cause of preeclampsia is placental abnormalities.


In which women is preeclampsia more common?


Symptoms of preeclampsia

This complication is often accompanied by the following symptoms:


Time of occurrence of preeclampsia

It usually occurs in mid to late pregnancy, but this does not mean that it is unlikely to occur in early pregnancy.

Early detection prevents maternal and fetal death. Sometimes the symptoms of preeclampsia remain in the mother even one to six weeks after delivery.


Complications of preeclampsia for the mother


Complications of preeclampsia for the fetus