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Do energy drinks ruin your chances of getting pregnant?

Do energy drinks ruin your chances of getting pregnant?

No: But if you are trying to conceive, it's best to cut back on energy drinks and use other natural methods to obtain energy: eat healthy, exercise, get good night sleep... ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Tips to help me stop drinking pop? Need help! Want to start getting healthy before getting pregnant!

Tips to help me stop drinking pop? Need help! Want to start getting healthy before getting pregnant!

Flavored seltzer: Try switching to flavored seltzer water. You can mix in some 100% fruit juice, a squeeze of lemon and/or lime, etc. You'll get the carbonation and sensation of drinking pop (soda for us east coasters) without the sugar and other chemicals in regular pop. ...Read more

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Drinking folic acid good for getting pregnant?

Drinking folic acid good for getting pregnant?

No, but...: Folic acid is a good idea if one is trying to conceive, and also during pregnancy. It helps prevent a developmental abnormality in the spine of the fetus. Taking the routine prenatal vitamins is adequate folic acid supplementation for most women trying to get pregnant or already pregnant. However, folic acid supplements are not "good for getting pregnant", meaning they don't help one get pregnant. ...Read more

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Drinking coffee all day, can it affect your period and stop you from ovulating and getting pregnant?

Probably not: In women who are considering pregnancy or who are pregnant should limit caffeine intake. Most statement regarding this issue recommend limiting caffeine intake to less than about 200mg per day. A diet coke has about 50mg and a small mocha from starbucks has about 70mg. ...Read more

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When is the best time to start drinking birth control and if my boyfriend ejaculates inside me is there a possibility of me getting pregnant?

When is the best time to start drinking birth control and if my boyfriend ejaculates inside me is there a possibility of me getting pregnant?

Pregnancy: If a male ejaculates in a female's vagina that can possibly lead to pregnancy. It is best to begin using birth control prior to being sexually active - not waiting until you are active. ...Read more

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Drinking a beer occasionally when trying to conceive will prevent getting pregnant?

Not it should not.: However, some recommend that a woman not use alcohol both when attempting to conceive and during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Will drinking wine during your 2 week wait (while trying to conceive) prevent you from getting pregnant?

Probably not: But I'm assuming you mean only a small amount of wine - if you did conceive it's shortly after ovulation, so you shouldn't be drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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Is drinking alcohol the reason why I'm not getting pregnant? Should I stop drinking while trying to conceive?

Is drinking alcohol the reason why I'm not getting pregnant? Should I stop drinking while trying to conceive?

Yes: It could be one of causes. Also if you get pregnant while on alcohol baby can have malformations as well as developmental delays. ...Read more

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I drink a lot of energy drink like 2 or 3 a day when I'm about to go to bed sometimes I get like a shock in my head like a loud buzz what can this be?

I drink a lot of energy drink like 2 or 3 a day when I'm about to go to bed sometimes I get like a shock in my head like a loud buzz what can this be?

Too much stimulant: 2 or 3 energy drinks each day is probably too much stimulant, and your body will adapt and develop symptoms in response to chronic overstimulation. Best treatment is to cut down on the energy drinks. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I drink energy drinks I get an erection why?

Sometimes when I drink energy drinks I get an erection why?

Don't know: But I am not a fan of people using excessive amounts of caffeine as a stimulant (the vitamins etc in some of them is total bs). Usually stimulant drugs reduce erections, so I don't understand your reaction, but there are always individual differences in what kinds of side effects. When you are on energy drinks are you thinking more about sex, or sexual things? I would stop the energy drinks. ...Read more

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Will drinking an energy drink with no sugar or calories daily get someone sick?

Will drinking an energy drink with no sugar or calories daily get someone sick?

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 more

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I always feel weird when I drink energy drinks. I feel like I can't focus and I always get sleepy. Shouldn't it be the opposite?

I always feel weird when I drink energy drinks. I feel like I can't focus and I always get sleepy. Shouldn't it be the opposite?

Not good for you.: So called energy drinks are not only a waste of money but also not good for you. Stick to healthy diet of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, low in saturated fats, no tobacco, no more than one drink a day and exercise at least 30 minutes each day. ...Read more

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If I get really bad heart palpations from energy drink is something wrong with me?

If I get really bad heart palpations from energy drink is something wrong with me?

No the drink is bad,: No, the drink can do that, ; you should avoid them. If you still get palpitations off of stmulants such as caffeine, then you should go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm currently suffering from anxiety because I used to drink a Los of energy drinks. I was worried because my nervous system was going crazy I felt light headed and dizzy every day. Until I got my first panic attack. I went to get my urine and blood c

Hi, I'm currently suffering from anxiety because I used to drink a Los of energy drinks. I was worried because my nervous system was going crazy I felt light headed and dizzy every day. Until I got my first panic attack. I went to get my urine and blood c

Magnesium, meditation: Not entirely sure what your question is but energy drinks are high in caffeine & sugar which can be dangerous so it's wise to stop. Caffeine withdrawal can cause anxiety but lasts just a few days. Eat healthy foods, minimize sweets, take a good B Complex & Magnesium taurate or glycinate, herbs like Tulsi Tea & Ashwagandha, meditate/ practice slow deep breathing, exercise and get adequate sleep. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant from precum, and what are the chances of getting pregnant from precum?

Can I get pregnant from precum, and what are the chances of getting pregnant from precum?

Here are some. ..: The odd to conceive from per-cum is probably zero, but no one can guarantee to say it in 100% manner so to serve political correctness and professional self-protection since there is still few sperms in pre-cum. Nonetheless, do HPT in 1 wk after missing period and repeat it in 1 wk if the 1st was (-) and still in doubt. More, seek pro-evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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If I get IUI what my chances of getting pregnant. At my age?

If I get IUI what my chances of getting pregnant. At my age?

Great question: Great question to ask the doctor doing the IUI. They should have the information about you needed to answer the question. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant if my boyfriend has been a heavy drinker for 6 years and a smoker of weed & black&milds for 5 years?

What are my chances of getting pregnant if my boyfriend has been a heavy drinker for 6 years and a smoker of weed & black&milds for 5 years?

Pretty good: As none of them will not prevent sperm formation not male contraceptives, you can get pregnant, if you did not take protective precautions. Good luck in your life. ...Read more

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I was on depo over a year ago what are my chances of getting pregnant now if the guy I was with didn't get off per say but says he can knock girls up easily?

I was on depo over a year ago what are my chances of getting pregnant now if the guy I was with didn't get off per say but says he can knock girls up easily?

Possible: If your last depo was a year ago it likely provides no protection at all. Any secretions from an erect penis have sperm and can get you pregnant whether he "gets off" or not. The pull out method is the same as no method. ...Read more

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I started taking centrum for women. Will this increase my chances of getting pregnant? I have been trying to get pregnant for 2 years.

NO: The vitamins will not increase your chances of pregnancy, but a good prenatal vitamin with Folic Acid will decrease the chances of your baby having a neural tube defect such as spina bifida. Keep having unprotected sex often mid cycle when you ovulate (always 14 days before your period) to increase your chances. If no results persist, see fertility dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I increase My chances of getting. Pregnant? Is there. Anything. I can do to make myself. More fertile. Or more. Likely. To get pregnant?

How can I increase My chances of getting. Pregnant? Is there. Anything. I can do to make myself. More fertile. Or more. Likely. To get pregnant?

Conception: There are a number of things a woman can do to increase her chances of conceiving and maintaining a healthy pregnancy.
1. Don't smoke.
2. Avoid alcohol or recreational drugs.
3. Maintain a normal weight, being underweight or overweight can affect ovulation.
4. Take a good multiple vitamin to insure adequate folate (folic acid) levels. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more