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Doctor insights on: Acupuncture For Morning Sickness

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Why am I getting morning sickness?

Why am I getting morning sickness?

Hormones: The hormones of pregnancy cause this. Some believe it is a primitive protective mechanism designed to protect the mom and fetus from toxins and poisons in the food. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Acupuncture (Definition)

Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more


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Causes of morning sickness in men?

Causes of morning sickness in men?

Not Pregnant: As you may suspect the morning sickness is not cause by pregnancy in men but there are other reasons such as food poisoning. There are a myriad of other reasons for morning sickness in men so you may want to go to the doctors for an examination and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's the cause of morning sickness?

What's the cause of morning sickness?

Hormone changes: Pregnancy hormones rapidly increase early in the pregnancy, which causes nausea and vomiting in many (but not all) women. Morning sickness is something of a misnomer as I have rarely seen the nausea confined to just the morning. ...Read more

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What is the cause of morning sickness?

What is the cause of morning sickness?

Morning sickness: There seems to be a correlation with the levels of the pregnancy hormone, betahcg. There are individual susceptibilities. ...Read more

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What causes morning sickness? Any remedies for it?

What causes morning sickness? Any remedies for it?

Hormones: It is a reaction to pregnancy... Can be worse in some patients... Reccomend bland diet, vitamin b6, and unisom as needed...Also several rx meds that can help. ...Read more

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Is it normal if "morning" sickness doesn't occur everyday?

Is it normal if "morning" sickness doesn't occur everyday?

Absolutely!: Celebrate! Just stay hydrated, get lots of sleep, eat healthily, take your prenatal containing iron and folic acid, and get your routine obstetric care, which is a multi-step process over the course of the pregnancy. No smoking, and no recreational drugs, period. I strongly advise total avoidance of alcohol, but that's a decision you need to make with your personal doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Morning Sickness (Definition)

It's the nauseated feeling (sometimes with vomiting) some women get in their first trimester of pregnancy, usually between 6 and ...Read more