Hello and welcome. Yes, there are studies out there that search for the link between PE and cardiovascular health. And what they are finding does not seem promising. Women who developed Preeclampsia in their pregnancy/ies (and their offspring) are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease later in life. Below are some examples of studies:.
After my second pregnancy I saw an internist who specializes in the aftercare of PE patients and she told me that going to the gym is going to be my new hobby for the remainder of my life. What she said is that my lifestyle choices will be important for managing my cardiovascular health.
Here are some links:
Here is one link to a study that looks into mother and their offspring their relative risks for developing cardiovascular disease.viewtopic.php?f=28&t=44221&p=345827&hilit=risk+of+cardiovascular+disease#p345827
Linking preeclampsia and cardiovascular disease later in life.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22107134
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If you have more questions, please let us know and we will try our best to answer them.
MC 3/2009 and 3/2011Henry
(1/1/2010-1/7/2010) - forever loved and missed; severe PE with Hellp; partial placental abruption, classical c-section at 25.6 weeksMatilda
(Nov. 2012, born at 35.4 weeks) - severe PE
Our pain has been put into words, placed into empty cradles, to remember that all our babies lived, that they mattered and always will. - Field of Cradles http://www.fieldofcradles.org/