Losing weight lowers risk of pre-eclampsia recurrence

08/29/2010 | Yahoo!

Researchers found that the risk for a pre-eclampsia recurrence was lowest in women who shed at least 10 pounds between pregnancies. "If you are overweight and you lose weight, your rate (of pre-eclampsia recurrence) is as low as someone in the normal-weight category, and if you are overweight and gain weight, your rate is as high as someone in the obese category," the lead researcher said.

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