Increased risk of fatal stroke associated with Infertility and pregnancy loss - South Arkansas Sun

Infertility and pregnancy loss may increase women's risk of stroke later in life

Early monitoring of women who have experienced miscarriage or stillbirth, could lower the risk of stroke

Women lost a total of 10 million years of healthy life due to disability following a stroke– 44% more years than men did

Obesity, high blood pressure hypertension, and diabetes do not fully explain women's higher risk of stroke

Previous studies on the link between infertility, miscarriage, and stillbirth with long-term stroke risk have been inconclusive

To fill in the gaps, this study aimed to assess the link between infertility, miscarriage, and stillbirth with the risk of fatal

Data for non-fatal stroke was also found using self-reported questionnaires, or hospital records

Overall, around 620,000 women were included in the study, aged from 32 to 73 at baseline

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