Apr 03

Hearts Of Pregnant Women With Preeclampsia May Thicken After Delivery

Women who develop a dangerous elevation in blood pressure during pregnancy may develop thickened heart tissue soon after delivery, a new study shows.
In the study, women with preeclampsia had an increased risk of left ventricular hypertrophy one month after delivery compared to pregnant women without preeclampsia. The heart problem occurs when the left pumping chamber thickens, making it more difficult for the heart to pump efficiently.
The findings were presented Thursday at the American Heart Association and American Society of Hypertension Joint Scientific Sessions in San Francisco.
The researchers also found that the heart changes were more severe in women who developed preeclampsia before the 34th week of pregnancy.

Read this Full Article on BlackDoctor.org , a great resource for health and wellness news for Chocolate people, because YES some things impact us differently!


If you're experiencing Fertility Challenges or planning on having a baby please join our Fertility Family, Pregnancy Support Group!

See Full Article on Black Doctor.org

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>