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High preconception BP increases risk of pregnancy loss

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eMediNexus    10 April 2018

Increased preconception and early-pregnancy blood pressure (BP) is associated with an increased risk for recurrent pregnancy loss in young healthy women, suggests a study published online April 2, 2018 in the journal Hypertension. The risk increased 18% per 10 mm Hg increase in diastolic blood pressure and 17% per 10 mm Hg increase in mean arterial pressure.

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