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Can You Drink An Energy Drink While Pregnant
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
No: We really don't know how much alcohol exposure can cause fetal alcohol syndrome. In addition, 'a little' alcohol can mean different things to different people. It is just simpler for everyone to be one the same page and say no to any amount of alcohol, cigarettes, or drugs in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Best not to: Alcohol adversely affects every organ in the body, down to hear, skin and fingernails. If you are trying to conceive, best to totally abstain. Besides, you probably will not know for at least a little while that you have conceived, and you would not want to expose your baby to a lethal chemical at that early stage, right? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moderation: Everything in moderation. Yes, it is fine to have the occasional cup of coffee. I would not advise you to have more than one cup per day, and make this your only caffeinated beverage. ...Read more
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Probably not: 1 energy drink a day will probably not do any serious damage to you. However, it is not supporting your health. It is not unusual to have a sensitivity to artificial sweeteners (they give me a headache, for instance). Also, energy drinks contain untested combinations of caffeine and herbal supplements. They can be quite dangerous in large quantities. Which means they are not healthy overall. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red Bull?: I'll assume you meant red bull. One red bull, here and there, would probably cause no problem. Taking excess caffeine during the pregnancy, however, seems like a bad idea. The studies on coffee/caffeine have gone back and forth as to harmful effects on a pregnancy. To be safe, i would keep red bull to a very minimum minimum. ...Read more
Bipolar Disorder: Drinking with bipolar disorder is not a good idea, since alcohol can impact your mood and disrupt your sleep cycle. Keeping both these areas stable is important for your long-term welfare. Lithium itself may cause CNS depression, and so does alcohol. For this reason also, combining lithium and alcohol isn't wise. ...Read more
In...: Moderation.Get a more detailed answer ›
There are different: Types of sleeping medications. Taking beer with some sleeping pills could definitely be dangerous. Ingesting beer with a significant amt of sleeping medications could be lethal for a person. I would encourage you not to mix beer or other forms of alcohol with sleeping medications. ...Read more
Milk, water are best: The first rule is to eat healthy foods. The second is to avoid foods that can cause harm. Carbonated diet beverages add no nutrient value, replace liquids from healthful drinks, and damage the teeth according to dentists. Avoiding them in pregnancy and if breastfeeding might help women and their families avoid them later also. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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