Number of pregnant women with high blood pressure spiked over last four decades

September 9th, 2019 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

The number of women with high blood pressure when they become pregnant or who have it diagnosed during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy has spiked in the United States since 1979. Women getting pregnant later in life contributes to this upward trend. High blood pressure during pregnancy affects black women at more than twice the rate of white women.
Source: Health Medicine Science Daily

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