Low Risk of PH With Pregnancy Linked to Better Overall Heart Health

Low Risk of PH With Pregnancy Linked to Better Overall Heart Health

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Low Risk of PH With Pregnancy Linked to Better Overall Heart Health

Pregnant women with high pressure in the pulmonary artery of the heart, but who are not considered at risk of pulmonary hypertension (PH), are likely to also be at lower risk of other major cardiac problems, researchers reported. In this study, the level of PH probability was judged based on an echocardiogram — a non-invasive and common test for PH that uses sound waves to show how the heart is working. Its findings suggest this…

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