Saturday, January 14, 2012

Taking Anti-Depressants During Pregnancy Increases Pulmonary Hypertension Risk In Newborns


An investigation published on reveals that children are more likely to be born with persistent pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs) if the mother took anti-depressants during pregnancy. Persistent pulmonary hypertension is a rare, but severe disease associated to heart failure. The disease increases blood pressure in the lungs causing: shortness of breath dizziness fainting and difficulty breathing.

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