Studies related to Pre-Eclampsia Risk and Calcium

Risk Factors Associated With Preeclampsia In Healthy Nulliparous Women. The Calcium For Preeclampsia Prevention (CPEP) Study Group

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Non-randomized controlled trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 4314
Sex Female
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of calcium (2g) during the second half of pregnancy appears to reduce the risk of preclampsia. While there was an increased risk of preclampsia and hypertension as a result of higher than normal blood pressure before pregnancy and higher BMI calcium supplementation could not ablate that risk.

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