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Should I try to get pregnant and have a baby if I have high blood pressure, high anxiety, and high cholesterol?

Should I try to get pregnant and have a baby if I have high blood pressure, high anxiety, and high cholesterol?

Ask your husband: This is a spiritual, intellectual and emotional question that only you and your husband can answer together. Two people have to come together to create a child and then raise it. Remember that there are no crystal balls in this world and there is no way to tell what things your children will inherit from you and what things they will not. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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 pregnant women risk their back-health when wearing high heels.?

Do pregnant women risk their back-health when wearing high heels.?

Yes,: It is not just back health, but high heels in late pregnancy make for a very unable "platform" for a pregnant woman to walk causing balance losses and falls with injury to developing fetus'. A protruding pregnant abdomen increases the lower back curve of teh spine(lordosis) and high non-stable heels will also cause "back pain". ...Read more

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I am on high blood pressure high colistrol, rls,allergy medicine but stil have calf and thigh pain at night.can you help?

I am on high blood pressure high colistrol, rls,allergy medicine but stil have calf and thigh pain at night.can you help?

See PCP: Based on your age and the medical information you provided I am suspecting few things including peripheral neuropathy and restless leg. You need complete evaluation including physical examination and lab works. Talk to your PCP. ...Read more

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I have sle. What does a high neutrophil and low lymphocyte count mean? I also had a high active ptt, low co2, high creatine, high bun, and high anion

I have sle. What does a high neutrophil and low lymphocyte count mean? I also had a high active ptt, low co2, high creatine, high bun, and high anion

There is: There is a lot going here and we need more detail to comment. High creatinine could mean kidney involvement from lupus or dehydration----we need full labs in order to comment. Please repost. ...Read more

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My feet and ankles started to swell yesterday, I do have high blood pressure, high cholesterol. Hypothyroidism?

My feet and ankles started to swell yesterday, I do have high blood pressure, high cholesterol. Hypothyroidism?

2 of 3: Can cause swelling, high blood pressure and some of its medications can cause swelling. Hypothyroid can also be a cause. The consequences of cholesterol can cause blockage of vessels and also cause swelling from poor circulation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high blood pressure, cholesterol and being overweight and pregnant?

What to do if I have high blood pressure, cholesterol and being overweight and pregnant?

Good question: 1. regular OB visits 2. regular exercise 3. Watch your diet, esp salt, saturated fat, choesterol 4. If on med for BP by your OB...take it.... 5. Would not worry about cholesterol at this time. Wait until your child is born to address ...Read more

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Menses but high soft and open cervix when normally always low and hard. Could I still be pregnant?

Menses but high soft and open cervix when normally always low and hard. Could I still be pregnant?

Maybe: There area a number of factors. Is the bleeding a menstrual cycle or bleeding from pregnancy? The cervix can be open during menses. The uterus/cervix can be in different positions depending on how long you have been on your feet, how much stool is in your bowels, if you have a prolapse, or if you have had sex ...Read more

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Will my blood sugars run low if im diabetic type two and pregnant?

Will my blood sugars run low if im diabetic type two and pregnant?

Possibly: If you are injecting insulin, get sick, have bad morning sickness, you are at risk for developing hypoglycemia (low blood glucose). Prevent this by checking your blood glucose regularly after exercise, activity, driving, and don't skip meals. Avoid high glycemic foods but keep glucose pills/gel with you at all times just in case. Your ob/mfm should monitor you closely in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why do women wear high heel shoes?

I am a male so : You would have to ask one of them. The shoe itself looks pretty uncomfortable to me and difficult to walk in. I think it goes back to the saying "woman thy name is vanity". A short woman may want to wear them to gain height. Other reasons, to match an outfit or to to look sexy or make their legs look nicer. ...Read more

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Causes for high BP I am on atenolol 62.5 mg and I still have very high BP can certain medications give you high blood pressure? Also I am young, fit

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Hypertension: Most people who have hypertension or high blood pressure have no known cause aside from obesity & excess salt. Yes, some medications can raise blood pressure. But in young people & those who need 5 or more drugs, we worry about renal artery stenosis, Conn syndrome, pheochromocytoma etc. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure/basics/causes/con-20019580 ...Read more

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Taking prenatal vitamins with dha and my dhea results came back high and also my progrestrone is high can i still get pregnant?

Taking prenatal vitamins with dha and my dhea results came back high and also my progrestrone is high can i still get pregnant?

Probably: DHA stands for decosa hexaanoic acid and is not related to di hydro epi androsterone. As long as you have regular cycles i don't see why you should not be able to get pregnant. Has your partner had a semen analysis, though? ...Read more

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Do high heels damage your feet?

Do high heels damage your feet?

They can.: Wearing high heels can cause abnormal pressure distribution to your forefoot leading to potential problems. ...Read more

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Pregnant wife having high blood pressure and diabetes. What are the risks?

Pregnant wife having high blood pressure and diabetes. What are the risks?

The baby: The risks include damage to the baby by diabetes, (increased birth weight etc.) the high bllood pressure may be pre eclampsia, this can cause loss of baby and is high risk to mother also. Serious issues, need to control both diabetes and blood pressure. ...Read more

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MY husband has high tersterone levels and low sprem count. Can having high testerone cause low sperm count? If so what are ways to bring the level dow

MY husband has high tersterone levels and low sprem count. Can having high testerone cause low sperm count? If so what are ways to bring the level dow

Not the key: Lab reference ranges are set so that several percent of normals fall outside on either end. It may simply be up because he is in love with you. I hope you get your wish to be parents, or if this does not, that you will find a way to care for other children in your community together ...Read more

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Do women get high blood pressure when pregnant?

Do women get high blood pressure when pregnant?

Not in normal cases.: It is not normal for a woman to develop high blood pressure in pregnancy. In many women blood pressure during the second trimester of a pregnancy. However, in some women particularly those with risk factors ( young and old patients, first pregnancies, obesity etc.) high blood pressure can develop. Pre eclampsia develops when liver, kidney and other organs are affected. This can be mild or severe. ...Read more

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Should your BBT remain high all day if pregnant? I wake up with high temps and then later it is low.

Should your BBT  remain high all day if pregnant? I wake up with high temps and then later it is low.

Take a test: Body temperature is not a reliable way to determine pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. If your temperature changes were related to pregnancy then this implies that your hormone level is high enough for detection. ...Read more