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American Heart Association reports Women with smaller-than-average fetuses may face heart problems


High body mass index may contribute to heart function abnormalities in these pregnancies.

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Women pregnant with smaller-than-average fetuses may also need to worry about their long-term cardiovascular health risks, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.

Women diagnosed with fetal growth restriction (FGR) may also have an asymptomatic diastolic dysfunction in which the heart doesn’t work at peak efficiency during its relaxation phase. «Read the rest of this article»

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