Hypertension disorder during pregnancy may increase later stroke risk

10/24/2013 | DailyRx.com

An analysis of data from nine studies found that women with pregnancy complications related to hypertension were up to 40% more likely to suffer a stroke later in life. The association was greatest among women who had preeclampsia, according to the study presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress. The link was weaker for hypertension during pregnancy that was not related to complications.

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