Lifestyle changes have been proven to reduce the risk of developing chronic hypertension in the general population. However, there have been few studies done which explore the effect of lifestyle risk factors on its development among women who were previously diagnosed with pregnancy induced hypertension. In an article published in The BMJ this 2017, a group of researchers led by Simon Timpka did a study to determine the association between lifestyle risk factors and the development of chronic hypertension among women previously diagnosed with pregnancy induced hypertension (gestational hypertension and pre-eclampsia).
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