High BP during pregnancy increases the risk of hospitalization for heart failure


eMediNexus    17 November 2017

Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to experience heart problems within a few years of giving birth according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association s Scientific Sessions 2017 in Anaheim California. Women who experienced any form of pregnancy related hypertension were also more likely to be frequently hospitalized for heart failure or heart attack.

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