Atherosclerosis More Likely With Multiple Pregnancies

Atherosclerosis More Likely With Multiple Pregnancies


Pregnancy and giving birth can put a lot of
stress on women’s bodies. It’s possible that mothers could have an increased risk of heart
disease associated with pregnancy. I’m Shelby Cullinan with your latest health news. A recent study found that women who gave birth
to four or more children were more likely than those who gave birth two to three times
to have a buildup of substances in their coronary arteries that block the supply of blood to
the heart or thickening of their arteries. Ask your doctor for a heart check-up after
giving birth.

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