A 32-year-old female asked:
can antiphospholipid antibody syndrome cause horrible weakness and fatigue? 8 weeks of it profoundly impacting my life and job.
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Rheumatology 48 years experience
It depends on-: Titer, and whether a related connective tissue disease is present!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Do fibroids have an impact pregnancy?
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Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Most women with fibroids do not have problems conceiving and can have a safe and healthy pregnancy. However, sometimes fibroids can cause significant fertility and pregnancy issues. Many women wonder if they should have surgery before conceiving. This is a very individualized decision. Please talk with your gyn or a reproductive endocrinologist. Consider a second opinion before major surgery.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What is the emotional impact of miscarriage?
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Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Grieving: A miscarriage to many women is the same as a death of a child and especially a dream. The emotional impact is vast and can be long lasting. As care givers we need to allow adequate time for grieving.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
What impact will having fragile bones have on my pregnancy?
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need for Calcium: Difficult question without more info. If you have osteopenia or osteoporosis, the conditions can get worse as the baby's calcium demands increase. Make sure you are taking your calcium and vitamin d in consultation with your dr.
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 44-year-old member asked:
How does coarctation of the aorta impact blood pressure in a patient?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 47 years experience
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A 40-year-old member asked:
What are two ways the endocrine system directly impacts the functions of the cardiovascular system?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 33 years experience
Many...: Via adrenaline it puts more stress on the heart, making it beat harder, stronger and faster. Nor-adrenaline causes the blood vessels to contract, raising the blood pressure. High Insulin levels, as in "pre-diabetes" cause the release of free fatty acids which damages the blood vessel walls, causing plaque formation. Cortisol and other hormones also have adverse effects.
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