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Doctor insights on: Amount Of Caffeine In Pregnancy

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Is the amount of nicotine in cigarettes very varied? Like the large variation in caffeine in different coffees?

Is the amount of nicotine in cigarettes very varied? Like the large variation in caffeine in different coffees?

Yes and no: Cigarettes are nicotine delivery devices. Perfected over many decades by tobacco companies who know how to get you hooked, in any given pack the nicotine content will vary quite little. One brand may have more or less, but they want you to buy more, so they regulate the content to keep you buying their product. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Does a large amount of caffiene help in early mornings?

Does a large amount of caffiene help in early mornings?

Less likely: 1. One need to find out why one so sleepy in morning and underlying cause needs to be evaluated and treated. 2. Drinking large amount of coffee/caffeine in morningon daily basis is not good, in moderation may be taken. 3. Inadequate sleep time for less than 7-8 hrs, , sleep interruption, sleep apnea, drug side effect, restless leg syndrome, delayed sleep phase syndrome are some common causes. ...Read more

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What are the risks of alcohol consumption in pregnancy?

What are the risks of alcohol consumption in pregnancy?

Physical & mental: .Alcohol is a teratogen; it can cause malformations of the brain & other organs from the 3rd week of conception on. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, of which fetal alcohol syndrome is the worst, can cause small brain & body, dev. Delays, intellectual disability, adhd, behavior problems, learning problems, executive functions deficits & more. Stop drinking asap. See more @ fasdcenter.Samhsa.Gov. ...Read more

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Can the amount of caffeine you drink affect acne?

Can the amount of caffeine you drink affect acne?

Probably not: The link between caffeine and acne, if there is any, isn't obvious. It's the world's most popular drug, and perhaps the safest, and you'd do best to ignore anti-coffee militants. The key is that all acne can be managed nowadays, either with topical benzoyl peroxide or simple prescription meds. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Which hormone is highest amount at the time of ovulation?

Which hormone is highest amount at the time of ovulation?

Ovulation: Of the female cyclic hormones estradiol, fsh, lh, and inhibin-a and -b all peak at (some just before) ovulation. It doesn't make much sense to talk about one being 'higher than the other' because they are measured in different units and follow different cyclic patterns. ...Read more

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Small amount of bright red blood and slight cramps in stomach in week 4 of pregnancy?

Small amount of bright red blood and slight cramps in stomach in week 4 of pregnancy?

Needs evaluation: Cramping with bleeding in early pregnancy needs to be evaluated. Frequently everything checks out fine but sometimes there can be a serious problem such as an ectopic pregnancy. Its really best to find out. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Could high calcium in the blood and intake of levothyroxine for hypothyroid be cause of strong foul odor in urine? I drink ~3 6oz cups of water a day

Could high calcium in the blood and intake of levothyroxine for hypothyroid be cause of strong foul odor in urine? I drink ~3 6oz cups of water a day

Unlikely: Neither high calcium nor levo. Will cause foul odor. Most common cause of dark, strong urine is dehydration. You should be drinking minimum of 100 ounces of fluids/day or enough to keep urine color fairly clear, not only to help lower calcium but to prevent kidney stones . Other causes of foul urine are UTI and certain foods and meds. A urinalysis and culture can determine if UTI present. ...Read more

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Does coffee increase the amount of uric acid in the body? I drink maybe 8 cups per day. Could this be the cause of my gout?

Coffee seems to help: Actually, drinking coffee seems to reduce the risk of gout and is not the cause! see http://www.Arthritis.Org/research/funded-research/research-update/journal-summaries/coffee-gout-risk/ however, diet does have a big effect on gout. For a good summary of ways to reduce risk of gout including diet, supplements and herbs see http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/gout-000070.Htm. ...Read more

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WHAT IS MINIMAL AMOUNT OF EXERCISE PER DAY?

WHAT IS MINIMAL AMOUNT OF EXERCISE PER DAY?

30 min 3X/week: Exercise is good for you, but in order to have a positive effect on yourself, the minimum is 30 minutes three times a week. Certainly 7 days a week would be better. There are published studies that have shown 30 minutes three times a week will have a positive effect on both morbidity, (sickness) and mortality, (death). This goes for cancer patients too. ...Read more

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How significant is the correllation between the amount of oil consumed and the amount secreted thru skin?

How significant is the correllation between the amount of oil consumed and the amount secreted thru skin?

Oil production: The amount of oil you produce is primarily genetic. Extreme low fat diet may cause some decrease in oil production and hot weather may increase oil production. ...Read more

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What is the amount of calories in a glass of water?

What is the amount of calories in a glass of water?

None!: Water comes free from any calories. That is why it is advised to be used to fill up half of your stomach before eating your meals so that you can eat less food and not consume too many calories. This is one trick advised if you want to lose weight. ...Read more