: Does high blood pressure affect your ability to produce a baby? (Question comes from a male)
: Yes, high blood pressure and pregnancy can be a problem. Blood pressure needs to be controlled during pregnancy to make sure the baby grows properly. Only certain medicines can be used so that the baby won’t be harmed by the drug. Anyone female trying to get pregnant with high blood pressure should consult their doctor prior to conception. Males with high blood pressure need to know that some blood pressure medicines cause erectile dysfunction. A consultation with a doctor may be needed for a medication change to improve the ability to fertilize an egg.
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