Surprisingly, older pregnant women have less chance of having a stroke

According to a recent study, 12 to 34 years old women are the most likely to have a stroke during pregnancy, while pregnant women over 45 have the least chance of doing so.

Older pregnant women avoid stroke

Columbia University experts have found that a woman is more likely to have a stroke when she is pregnant. However, the likelihood of this happening depends largely on how old you are. Interestingly the youngest expectant mothers are considered the most vulnerable, while the oldest have the lowest risk.In pregnant women between 12 and 24, 100 out of every 100,000 women are affected, while in the non-pregnant age group this number is just 6.4. Between the ages of 24 and 34, out of every 100,000, 21 are pregnant with stroke, while 13 are among non-pregnant women. Between 35 and 44 pregnant women, there are 33 cases per 100,000, compared to 31 for non-pregnant women. Between 45 and 55, 46.9 for pregnant women and 73.7 for non-pregnant women out of 100,000. "Our results help us better understand stress stroke nature and risk factors. Young pregnant women can be at risk, much more so than older women. However, there are a number of factors that can increase the risk of stroke, from pre-pregnancy smoking to overweight and diabetes, so we should not ignore them, "the authors of this article in Jama Neur.