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by caryn
Wed Nov 18, 2015 01:40 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: BP spiked
Replies: 1
Views: 6248

Re: BP spiked

I'm so glad you're hanging in there, with those earlier scary days. Keep us posted!
by caryn
Wed Nov 18, 2015 01:39 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Please help me. Question about elevated liver enzymes
Replies: 1
Views: 2507

Re: Please help me. Question about elevated liver enzymes

Welcome! I'm glad you've found us. My guess is that even your doc won't know for sure what that means. Taking baselines and early bloods that look at AST/ALT is a pretty new thing, and I can't find a lot of information in PubMed on what a slight increase early in pregnancy might imply - I think no o...
by caryn
Mon Nov 09, 2015 07:43 pm
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: updated FAQ
Replies: 3
Views: 6822

Re: updated FAQ

Looking for ways to help raise funds for the Preeclampsia Foundation? THANK YOU. Start or join a walk team , choose the Preeclampsia Foundation at when you order online , check out our online store , and consider hosting a gala fundraiser in your city . (Split over multiple posts because it still wa...
by caryn
Mon Nov 09, 2015 07:43 pm
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: updated FAQ
Replies: 3
Views: 6822

Re: updated FAQ

Looking to participate in research into these syndromes? Check out the Preeclampsia Registry and Biobank . Looking to apply for a grant to support research into these syndromes? Take a look at our Vision Grant program . Looking for lectures from researchers? Check these videos from Saving Grace 2006...
by caryn
Mon Nov 09, 2015 07:42 pm
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: updated FAQ
Replies: 3
Views: 6822

Re: updated FAQ

ACOG's 2013 Guideline Summary: Hypertension in Pregnancy
The British Pre-Eclampsia Community Guideline: PRECOG

Videos!

The Preeclampsia Foundation's white paper on late effects of the syndrome:
Preeclampsia Identifies Women at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
by caryn
Mon Nov 09, 2015 07:41 pm
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: updated FAQ
Replies: 3
Views: 6822

updated FAQ

Big articles in the popular press on the mechanisms of placental disease (preeclampsia/ eclampsia/ HELLP):
The New Yorker: The Preeclampsia Puzzle
New York Times: Silent Struggle: A New Theory of Pregnancy
Aeon Magazine: War In The Womb
by caryn
Fri Nov 06, 2015 05:52 pm
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: Associations between phenotypes of preeclampsia and thrombophilia
Replies: 0
Views: 9378

Associations between phenotypes of preeclampsia and thrombophilia

"Early onset preeclampsia, especially if complicated by fetal growth restriction, are associated with anti-phospholipid antibodies. Other phenotypes of preeclampsia, especially HELLP syndrome, were not associated with thrombophilia. We advise only to test for anti-phospholipid antibodies after early...
by caryn
Thu Nov 05, 2015 06:04 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: how long before back to normal?
Replies: 2
Views: 2190

Re: how long before back to normal?

It is different for everybody. It took me four months to stop taking medication for my blood pressure. Some women must stay on medication throughout their next pregnancies.

How is she today?
by caryn
Thu Nov 05, 2015 05:57 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: HELLP and Giftedness
Replies: 3
Views: 2494

Re: HELLP and Giftedness

I think it would be safe to assume that these conditions correlate to different sorts of brains. Not neurotypical brains. There's good data showing a link between prenatal conditions - which are different from normal in preeclampsia/HELLP - and developmental outcomes, and if you alter the developmen...

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