Early Detection of High Blood Pressure Disorders Can Save Black Women's Lives

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of preventable deaths for Black women. In this video, Board Chair of The Association of Black Cardiologists and mother of four Dr. Elizabeth Ofili illustrates why a hypervigilant care team is essential for expectant mothers suffering preeclampsia—plus, steps to ensure a successful delivery for high-risk mothers.

Visit OWN's Heart Health page throughout the month of February for vital updates and information about cardiac disease prevention.