Post Partum Cerebral Vasoconstriction

There’s an article today on Medscape about post-partum cerbral vasoconstriction, which has been underdiagnosed and had proved fatal in some cases. You can read it here:

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/757060?src=rss

Seems to me this is the same mechanism behind post-partum psychosis and post-natal depression. I wrote a little about it back on December 6th, here:

https://funnyinthehead.wordpress.com/2011/12/06/post-partum-psychiatric-episodes/

 

 

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~ by funnyinthehead on January 19, 2012.

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