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Could I take maca root and not get pregnant?

Could I take maca root and not get pregnant?

Libido in men: Eating maca seems to increase libido in men. My internet search did not yield any results on getting or not getting pregnant. (https://examine. Com/supplements/maca/) ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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Do maca root help women get pregnant today is my first day taken it?

Do maca root help women get pregnant today is my first day taken it?

Unsure: As with most herbal things, there are not great studies. I believe it may help males with sperm motility, etc. Unsure of female effect. ...Read more

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What fertlity pills over-the-counter I can take to get pregnant right now I'm taken maca roots 1 capsule a day?

What fertlity pills over-the-counter I can take to get pregnant right now I'm taken maca roots 1 capsule a day?

Difficult: I am unaware of any effective otc meds for fertility. Wt loss can help if not ovulating regularly. Getan ovulation predictor kit and remember the rate of pregnancy is 10-20% per month. Not an issue unless it's ben over a year and 40% of the time it can be a male issue (low or abnormal sperm). Good luck. ...Read more

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He came in me at 11:00pm. I drank the first Postinor2 pill at 11:50pm and 12 hrs later took the second, im on maca and ovulating will I get pregnant?

He came in me at 11:00pm. I drank the first Postinor2 pill at 11:50pm and 12 hrs later took the second, im on maca and ovulating will I get pregnant?

Lowers risk: Taking emergency contraception lowers the risk of pregnancy by about 70% when taken as directed as you did. Take a test in 2-3 weeks to make sure it worked. Consider avoiding Maca as its scientific benefits are unproven. Consider starting birth control to avoid these scares in the future ...Read more

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If u have your tubes tie, is there a chance you can get pregnant while taking maca?

If u have your tubes tie, is there a chance you can get pregnant while taking maca?

Failure rate: All methods of birth control have failure rate. The approximate risk of pregnancy after having a tubal ligation is 1/200. It may be slightly lower or higher depending on the type of tubal ligation done. Taking maca will not make any difference. ...Read more

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Can the combination of goat weed, geritol, and maca root help me get pregnant if I have a hormone surge?

Can the combination of goat weed, geritol, and maca root help me get pregnant if I have a hormone surge?

No: Every culture has some rather unique ideas on how to help women get pregnant, which shows how much we humans value babies and the ability to have lots of them. It's safe to say, "none of those wild ideas actually work". Stay healthy, eat nutritious foods, be happy, be relaxed, have lots of sex around ovulation time, . . . And if that doesn't work after 6 months, call the doctor again. ...Read more

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So what is maca root doing for me cause I want to get pregnant quicker I thought it was fertlity like clomid (clomiphene)?

So what is maca root doing for me cause I want to get pregnant quicker I thought it was fertlity like clomid (clomiphene)?

Maca root: A vegetable. Small studies in men indicate possible increase in libido, improved semen quality and possible improved sperm motility. Again small studies. Also may with long term use cause goiter (enlargement of thyroid gland). ...Read more

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Does maca pills really aide in getting pregnant?

Does maca pills really aide in getting pregnant?

Probably not: Maca is not a fertility medication. They are over-the-counter supplements, which means little or no testing has been done, and nobody really knows for sure what the effects or side effects are. ...Read more

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I really want to become pregnant I'm taking maca root is that a good choice?

I really want to become pregnant I'm taking maca root is that a good choice?

Not likely to be of: Help. Maca root is not likely to help or hinder your pregnancy. If after trying for one year, you have not been able to get pregnant, it would be time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is maca safe to continue taking while pregnant?

Is maca safe to continue taking while pregnant?

It is unclear...: Maca (lepidium meyenii) is a root plant used as a food and for medicinal purposes. Maca is also known as "peruvian ginseng" because as a folk remedy it is supposed to increase stamina, energy, & sexual function. Because maca has not been extensively studied, it is best not to use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding--because it is not known if it is harmful or not to the unborn or growing baby. ...Read more

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Do I have a higher chance of getting pregnant while taking maca root powder? I have had the Paragard IUD in for three and a half years now.

Do I have a higher chance of getting pregnant while taking maca root powder? I have had the Paragard IUD in for three and a half years now.

No relation: Maca will not change the ability of the Paragard IUD to prevent pregnancy. They are completely unrelated. Please be sure not to exceed the recommended dose of the Maca supplement. ...Read more

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Already taking folic acid for abt 4 months already and not yet pregnant, is it really good? Taking maca too

Already taking folic acid for abt 4 months already and not yet pregnant, is it really good? Taking maca too

Keep taking it: Any woman who is trying to get pregnant (or could get pregnant) should take Folic Acid supplements. The fetus needs Folic Acid for brain development, which happens very early in pregnancy before a woman even knows she's pregnant. So the only way to make sure your baby gets it is to take it while you're trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take maca root capsules and prenatal pills at the same time though I'm not pregnant or tryin to have a baby anytime soon. I'm 22 yrs old?

Yes: If you were trying to get pregnant I would advise against maca root simply because there is not enough information about its safety. Prenatal pills contain a lot of iron which can be constipating if you don't need it. Consider a regular multivitamin if the extra iron is not required. ...Read more

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Is 1 tablet of Theanine Serene W/Relora and 500 mg Maca Root OK to continue taking daily after I am Pregnant and/or Breastfeeding?

Is 1 tablet of Theanine Serene W/Relora and 500 mg Maca Root OK to continue taking daily after I am Pregnant and/or Breastfeeding?

NO: Take no medications, including herbal medications, without discussing them with your doctor during pregnancy. Any substance that has an effect on the body is called a drug, whether or not you need a prescription to get it. There are no drugs which baby needs, except perhaps for extra vitamins and iron. An occasional Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain is generally ok, but don't take anything else. Eat healthy. ...Read more

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Is maca root harmful? I normally have very painful periods and have had a ectopic pregnancy in 2009 but since I started taking macca my period is ok

Is maca root harmful? I normally have very painful periods and have had a ectopic pregnancy in 2009 but since I started taking macca my period is ok

Safe: From my reading, this is an interesting botanical that does seem to have some physiologic effects, as it seems to have benefited you, and also seems to have minimal side effects. Big doses might make your thyroid bigger but probably would not affect function. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods. I bleed all the time. I began taking maca for a week and now I am noticing pregnancy symptoms. Can maca increase breast size?

I have irregular periods. I bleed all the time. I began taking maca for a week and now I am noticing pregnancy symptoms. Can maca increase breast size?

No: Maca is not known for doing anything productive. If you think you are pregnant check a pregnancy test. If negative consider seeing a doctor to discuss irregular menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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I don't know if this is medical or not. But I'm wondering if it's possible to get pregnant even if you're not ovulating. I learned that if you have unprotected sex, no matter what day of the month it is, you will get pregnant.

I don't know if this is medical or not. But I'm wondering if it's possible to get pregnant even if you're not ovulating. I learned that if you have unprotected sex, no matter what day of the month it is, you will get pregnant.

Yes,: Yes, that is a very good question. It is impossible to know exactly when a woman ovulates. Typically, it is about two weeks after the first day of her last period, but this varies a great deal. If the hormones are "out of whack", so to speak, then ovulation is very difficult to predict. Some women also have irregular periods or even spotting that is not actually their period, which also makes it difficult to predict. Therefore, you are right; unprotected sex can lead to pregnancy on almost any day of the cycle. ...Read more

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Can estradiol 2mg help you get pregnant?

Can estradiol 2mg help you get pregnant?

See Provider: Estradiol is used in birth control pills to inhibit ovulation. However, it can also be used in infertility regimens to help maintain a pregnancy. Since the timing is critical, I would suggest you see your provider for this discussion! ...Read more

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Can fertilecm supplements help you get pregnant?

Can fertilecm supplements help you get pregnant?

Safe for us: This is a product designed to improve the cervical mucous. It contains natural products that are probably not harmful. There are no true clinical trials verifying that is effective. ...Read more

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So pee seed help you get pregnant?

I am not sure if you: Will become pregnant if you use pre seed. But I know that some fertility clinics use it. What is more important is timing when you have sex to correlate with ovulation. You can down-load an ovulation predictor calendar or use an ovulation predictor kit that you can purchase from a drug store. ...Read more

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Can prenatel pills help you get pregnant? & what's the fastest way to get pregnant?

Can prenatel pills help you get pregnant? & what's the fastest way to get pregnant?

Vitamins: Prenatal "pills" are vitamins. You should take them if you intend to become pregnant to make sure you avoid birth defects. They do not, however, make you become pregnant. Regular intercourse is the best way to do that. ...Read more

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Do ovulation test help you get pregnant?

Do ovulation test help you get pregnant?

Yes.: They will help maximize your chances to conceive by telling you when to have unprotected sex. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Does pressed help you get pregnant? Is it safe to use?

Does pressed help you get pregnant? Is it safe to use?

Myths: There is no product that helps with conception. So. No. This product will not assist conception in any way. ...Read more