Breastfeeding reduces the risk of hypertension

Experts from the University of Western Sydney in Australia concluded that breastfeeding continues to be a useful female body, even decades later, as it normalizes blood pressure. Australian scientists recommend that the diagnosis of "hypertension" to take into account the fact that fed is a woman breast. In their opinion, even decades later by the formerly nursing mothers the risk of hypertension reduced. And the longer process continued breastfeeding, the lower was the likelihood of increased pressure in women up to 64 years.

In their study, the researchers examined the Association between breastfeeding and normal blood pressure at 74785 women in Australia, the age at the time research was 45 years or more. The results showed that in women aged 45-64 years less frequently observed symptoms of hypertension in if they were breast-fed for 6 months throughout their life or more than 3 months in a row.

According to Australian experts received their results provide further evidence of the benefits of breastfeeding, which, by the way, for the last time actively promotes the who. Meanwhile, the reasons that breastfeeding reduces the risk of hypertension, scientists are not yet clear. They put forward the hypothesis that in the process of lactation in the female body produces hormones, which provide long-term beneficial effects, especially on the system of heart and blood vessels.

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It should also be noted that the who recommends that young mothers to feed their children in the first 6 months after birth. Statistics says that in many Western countries, the number of mothers who choose breastfeeding over the last decade has increased several times.

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