Wednesday 01 Oct 2014

Information and opinions presented here do not always represent the views of the American Heart Association.

All posts tagged Preeclampsia

Pregnant-Closeup_torso_68494be4-af9e-4774-8389-69e5f5383e9b-prv

Preeclampsia doubles women’s stroke risk, quadruples later high blood pressure risk

Millions of women with a history of preeclampsia should be screened and treated for high blood pressure, obesity, smoking and high cholesterol to reduce their risk for stroke, according to the first-ever guidelines from the American Heart Association for preventing […]

Continue Reading...
ultrasound

Test may predict severe high blood pressure during pregnancy

 A new test that checks the level of a placental protein could help doctors determine if a woman will develop a severe form of high blood pressure during