IQ Research Journal-Open Access-ISSN:2790-4296

Perceptions On Preeclampsia And Its Managementofbarwaaqo-Warta Nabada In Mogadishu, Somalia



Authors Name 1Muno Osman Mohamed,Atanga Desmond Funwie (Atanga D.F.) Paper Title Perceptions On Preeclampsia And Its Managementofbarwaaqo-Warta Nabada In Mogadishu, Somalia

IQ Research Journal of IQ res. j. (2022)1(1): pp 01-10. Vol. 001, Issue 001, 01-2022, pp. 0247-0257
Received: 01 12, 2021; Accepted: 20 01, 2022; Published: 27 01, 2022


Preeclampsia is more than just a complication of pregnancy (Dornhöfer et al, 2008). It is deviously silent and often a hidden killer of women. Preeclampsia is multisystem hypertensive disorder of undetermined etiology. It is also one of the more prominent hypertensive conditions which are the direct cause of the many hurdles and difficulties seen by 2-8% of all the pregnancies in the world (Steegers et al, 2010). Signs and symptoms of preeclampsia include: Changes in vision, like blurriness, flashing lights, seeing spots or being sensitive to light, headache that doesn’t go away, Nausea (feeling
sick to your stomach), vomiting or dizziness, Pain in the upper right belly area or in the shoulder, Sudden weight gain (2 to 5 pounds in week), Swelling in the legs, hands or face, Trouble breathing. The most respondents 16(36.4%) were said severe headache, 6 (13.6%) were said nausea or vomiting, 13(29.5%) were said swelling in the legs, hands or face, 5(11.4%) were said epigastric pain, 4(9.1%) were said others. The Researcher indicates the majority of respondents were said severe headache.
Health complications associated with preeclampsia the most respondents 30(68.2%) were said yes, 14 (31.8%) were said NO. The Researcher indicates the majority of respondents were said yes. Factors that influenza preeclampsia the most respondents 12(27.3%) were said lack of ANC, 15(34.1%) were said Stress, 6(13.6%) were said the risk of preeclampsia is higher for very young pregnant women older than 35, 4(9.1%) were said obesity, 7(15.9%) were said multiple pregnancy. The Researcher indicates the majority of respondents were said Stress.