Risk factors

Hypertension in pregnancy doubles risk of serious CV events in later life

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) more than double the risk of a later cardiovascular event in women, according to new Australian research. Using data from the Maternal and Child Health Registry, the study of 528,000 women who had pregnancies in NSW between 2002 and 2016 found 10.3% of women had pre-eclampsia, eclampsia or gestational hypertension. ...

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