Doctors found a new risk factor for heart problems Hypertension: Hypertension in pregnant women leads to permanent heart problems 19:13

The emergence of hypertension during pregnancy can lead to negative changes in the structure and functioning of the heart. This has been shown by a study published in the journal. Hypertension.

More than five thousand Spanish women with at least one pregnancy were included in the study. Those who suffered from pregnancy-induced high blood pressure were more likely to experience permanent changes in heart structure and function ten years later. These included thickening of the heart wall, abnormal left ventricular geometry, and decreased ejection fraction (the fraction of blood the heart chamber can push out).

3-7% of women develop preeclampsia, the first onset of hypertension, after the 20th week of pregnancy. This condition is accompanied by kidney damage, which can be detected by the presence of protein in the urine. Preeclampsia can lead to seizures, swelling, and multiple organ failure. The long-term consequences of preeclampsia discovered by the study authors highlight the importance of research into the prevention and treatment of this condition.

Previous scientists in the name Products that women’s consumption should be increased.

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Source: Gazeta


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