Preeclampsia Tied to Future Thyroid Issues

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Women who develop preeclampsia during pregnancy are at increased risk of hypothyroidism later in life ...

... women with a history of preeclampsia in their first pregnancy were more likely to have high levels of thyroid stimulating hormone.

... "Preeclampsia among nulliparous women is associated with a greater subsequent risk of subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnancy, and women with a history of preeclampsia are at greater risk of hypothyroid function many years after preeclampsia," ...

... They recommended that women with preeclampsia be followed closely for possible development of cardiovascular and renal disease ...

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