Thursday, February 13, 2014

Air pollution raises chances of high Blood Pressure in pregnant women

"That is why we wanted to do this research. Hypertension (high blood pressure), in particular, is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, causing a lot of problems for the mother and fetus, including preterm delivery." The study released in January is based on the comparison of birthrate with Environmental Protection Agency that continues exposure to 4 pollutant, majorly carbon monoxide and sulfur-dioxide, and particles of acids, dust, metals and soil. These particles sources from forest fires and industries and gets react with environment, and hampers pregnant women. As per the review of 2004-05 in Jacksonville, FLA, 4.7% of 22K women effects from hypertensive disorders during their pregnancy due to air pollution. An assistant professor of Epidemiology Dr. Xu, states, Development of fetal is prone to environmental factors. After reviewed all these studies many reviewers states that air pollution should have to be in control, and they further study on the effect of breathing polluted air on development of fetal.

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