HELLP syndrome

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What is HELLP syndrome?

HELLP is a life-threatening complication of pregnancy usually occurring in women with preeclampsia or eclampsia. It is characterized by hemolytic anemia, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count.

Common symptoms reported by people with HELLP syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with HELLP syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Kirkland Vitamin B12 sublingual)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with HELLP syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with HELLP syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Kirkland Vitamin B12 sublingual)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with HELLP syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has HELLP syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 32 say HELLP syndrome is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 12
30s 18
40s 10
50s 11
60s 3
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 15
Female 40

These charts show data from HELLP syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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