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Does Smoking Cause Intrauterine Growth Restriction
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More than 46 million, nearly 21% of adults in the United States, smoke, according to a 2010 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Smoking rates remained constant from 2005 - 2009. Smoking kills more than 5 million people a year worldwide, accounting for 1 out of ...Read more
Baby measured 2 days smaller on anatomy scan @ 20 weeks. How can avoid intrauterine growth restriction? Diet is not too varied but i eat healthily.
Consult with OB-GYN: Not knowing more about you it's very important that you talk about this finding with your ob-gyn for the sake of your baby and your emotional state of mind. You only want the best for this baby and your want to do everything to insure a healthy child is born. ...Read more
MF/placental factors: Maternal-fetal and placental etiologies can all cause fetal growth restriction. Severa fetal syndromes can lead to fgr (e.g. Down, patau, triploidy, edwards, noonan's, digeorge). Multifetal pregnancies are at increased risk for fgr; this can result in fetal demise, fetal brain injury, cerebral palsy or even normal outcomes in non-syndromic cases. Placental infarcts, hypertension, lupus: culprits. ...Read more
How do I know if adopted child has growth hormone deficiency, wrong birthdate, or growth restriction?
Need to chart growth: If your child is very small, a physician needs to chart and analyze growth over a period of time by using a growth chart. If a child is small but growing at a normal rate, that is very different than a child who stops growing. Also head circumference and weight gain over time also need to be factored in. If actual age is not known, an estimate can be made by an xray of the hand bones. ...Read more
Would parachuting and smoking crystal meth, smoking, cause cancer-like growths on the stomach, liver, and added reflux?
Fetal growth: Growth is measured by the four main ultrasound parameters: head circumference, biparietal diameter, abdominal circumference, and femur length. These measurements cannot be done until at least the second trimester. Lagging growth or overgrowth is not typically measured until even later in the pregnancy. ...Read more
Can you tell me about gerontology reverse or delayed aging, growth hormones, caloric restrictions?
Vague: Your question is rather vague, however, there is no fountain of youth. There are no legitimate studies that show an anti-aging effect of any supplement, including growth hormone (despite all the claims by alternative medicine doctors). People grow older and eventually die. Following a healthy lifestyle (keeping your weight down, exercising, eating fruits and vegetables) is the best way to max it ...Read more
If you stop smoking, can that confuse cell growth and go into overdrive causing cancerous cells to grow?
Not likely: Quitting smoking is one of the healthiest things you can do, and lowers your risk of cancer. Tobacco has 50 (fifty!) known carcinogens, plus carbon monoxide. So there's no safe level. But, some cells that grow and work better when you stop, such as the lining of your windpipe (cilia). In very rare cases, cancer is found after quitting, but it probably was there earlier, or, due to secondhand smoke. ...Read more
I don't know.: The natural history of nicotine dependence in teens study (funded by the canadian cancer society) published in the journal annals of epidemiology (17 march 2008) showed that on average, teenage boys who smoked were 2.54 cm shorter than their non-smoking counterparts. I have not reviewed this study – so i can not comment on the quality of the research. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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