• Hypertension in Pregnancy May Foretell Lifetime of Problems

    7 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    Tied to risks of chronic high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes
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  • Hypertensive disorders during pregnancy increase risk for CVD later

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    Women who experience gestational hypertension or preeclampsia during pregnancy have a higher likelihood of developing CVD risk factors, including high BP, type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol, later in life, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
    “Women with a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are nearly twice as likely to develop CVD as those who are normotensive during pregnancy,” Jennifer J. Stuart, ScD, from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and colleagues wrote. “However, the emergence of CVD risk factors after [hypertensive
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