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What are the baby blues?

What are the baby blues?

Pp depression: The baby blues, and in worsening cases, post-partum depression, is relatively common. Some studies have shown the "blues" occurring in half of all pregnancies, and true post-partum depression in 20% of women. "ppd" is real and treatable, and in some states, it is mandatory to discuss with moms before they go home from the hospital. If you feel the blues are worsening, talk to your OB right away. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ginger (Definition)

Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more


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I keep getting black and blues why?

I keep getting black and blues why?

Clotting issue: Could be a problem with your clotting mechanism. You should have it checked out. ...Read more

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What are some of the benefits of ginger?

What are some of the benefits of ginger?

Many: It is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. It decreases nausea, vomiting, dizziness & clamminess associated with motion sickness. It can also be used for morning sickness & hyperemesis gravidum. Additionally it contains gingerols which reduce formation of cytokines associated with inflammation. ...Read more

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What does it meanif you have blue darrhea?

What does it meanif you have blue darrhea?

Blue food: What comes in must come out - so what blue thing did you eat a lot of? If it's more reddish, then the concern is active bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract. If it is more blackish, this can be blood from recent or slow active source of bleeding. Please seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What are dis advantages of ginger to the health?

What are dis advantages of ginger to the health?

Side effects are not: Common w ginger. However doses > 10, 000 mg (fresh) or > 4, 000 mg (powdered) aren't recommended long-term. Allergic reactions are rare but can include swelling of mouth, tongue, face, throat;rash, itching, hives, difficulty breathing ; chest tightness. It may cause heartburn, bloating, gas, belching, diarrhea ; bad taste. It may effect blood clotting -so consult dr about use w anti-inflammatory >. ...Read more

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Hw gud is ginger tea for bp?

Hw gud is ginger tea for bp?

Not sure: Ginger has been reported to improve circulation ; help reduce blood pressure. However, i haven't actually read the studies on their effectiveness. ...Read more

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What causes blue knukles off and on?

What causes blue knukles off and on?

Circulation: There is an issue with blood supply to the area, which needs to be examined by a physician. Smoking could contribute, it could be a variant of raynauds phenomenon, it could be associated with rheumatoid arthritis ( although that should persist). Are the hands abnormally cold? See a doctor to determine the underlying problem. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be watching puberty blues?

Is it possible to be watching puberty blues?

Not sure: I'm not sure what you mean by saying "watching puberty blues". It sounds like a good name for a Lifetime movie! If you have a teen entering puberty and they are very moody, you may be seeing the effects of changing hormone levels. But you could also be seeing a depressed teen, so best to get a professional evaluation before you just chalk it up to puberty moods. ...Read more

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What are health benefits for ginger for health?

What are health benefits for  ginger for health?

Dizziness: One of the best things for seasickness, airsickness or car sickness with out taking a pill. ...Read more

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