high blood pressure

High blood pressure in pregnancy linked to mother’s heart function
High blood pressure in pregnancy linked to mother’s heart function (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women who develop high blood pressure, or have small babies, may have hearts that pump less blood with each beat. The study, led by Imperial College London and researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge, also suggest pregnant ... Read More »

Teens also at risk for organ damage from high blood pressure
Teens also at risk for organ damage from high blood pressure (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Organ damage from high blood pressure doesn’t only occur in adults; it can also happen in teenagers, according to research presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Hypertension, AHA Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, American Society of ... Read More »

Gradual weight gain raises pregnancy blood pressure danger
Gradual weight gain raises pregnancy blood pressure danger (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers are challenging women to start thinking about pre-pregnancy health sooner, with the finding that years of gradual weight gain more than doubles the risk of blood pressure disorders in pregnancy. School of Public Health researcher Akilew Adane said this ... Read More »

‘Gestational Sleep Apnea’: Time To Wake Up to a New Diagnosis
‘Gestational Sleep Apnea’: Time To Wake Up to a New Diagnosis (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Recent studies reveal that approximately one quarter of pregnant women may suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), the recurrent cessation or limitation of normal breathing during sleep. In addition to being the cause of daytime fatigue, the consequences of untreated ... Read More »

The Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy
The Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who exercise during pregnancy are more likely to deliver vaginally than those who do not, and show no greater risk of preterm birth. Researchers collected and re-examined clinical trial data on exercise during pregnancy and whether it plays a ... Read More »

Boy babies at greater risk of pregnancy complications
Boy babies at greater risk of pregnancy complications (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research led by the University of Adelaide has confirmed that boy babies are much more likely to experience potentially life-threatening outcomes at birth than girls. The research, which investigated data of more than 574,000 South Australian births over a ... Read More »

Healthy diet may reduce high blood pressure risk after gestational diabetes
Healthy diet may reduce high blood pressure risk after gestational diabetes (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sticking to a healthy diet in the years after pregnancy may reduce the risk of high blood pressure among women who had pregnancy-related (gestational) diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. ... Read More »

 
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