Obese women were found to have a two-fold increased risk of heart attack or stroke within four to five years after giving birth compared to women with normal weight. This was true even after accounting for the risk factors of heart disease including smoking and other complications that are related to pregnancy, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting at the American College of Cardiology. The study involved more than 273,000 Danish women who had given birth between 2004 and 2009 with mean age of 30 years. None of the participants had history of heart disease, stroke […]Continue reading Heart Attack, Stroke Risks Increase in Young Obese New Mothers
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