"We now have a better understanding of how the signs and symptoms of the disease come about and we have enough information to start experiments that may one day prevent and cure preeclampsia," says Lindheimer. "It makes common sense that something that every pregnant woman should be taking enough of, and has some indication of reducing the severity of preeclampsia, should be taken."
Maayan S. Heller is a freelancer from Massachusetts now living in Chicago who loves writing about issues in women's health.
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