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High Levels Of B6 And Neural Tube Defects
Which of the following can be a cause of preterm premature rupture of membranes before 24 weeks of pregnancy? : high tsh, high prolactin, low dhea.
"Low levels of pvcs have shown no increased risk of heart damage or dysfunction in otherwise healthy hearts." My question: what defines "low levels?
Vitamin E can increase the risk of heart defects in babies.
Prenatal one and dha of Rainbow Light are 60 iu of vitamin e. Is it safe to take?
Can taking thalidomide contribute to congenital heart defects and heart failure in my unborn child?
Estrogen level high at 1094 in wk 6 of IVF pregnancy. Does this affect gender development of brain and sex organs of fetus? Should I decrease estrogen
28yrs female with high BP and sle and high level of uric acid , first pregnancy aborted due to heart block in fetus.Successful pregnancy possible?
How (neuro) toxic and eventually life threatening is excess amount of tyrosine in the absence or very low presence of vitamin c?
Confusion here: Tyrosine is an amino acid, helpful in certain brain and mood disorders when taken as a supplement. Vitamin c is a water soluble vitamin, rarely measured accurately, considered safe to 5000 mg/ day supplementation by a famous physician who remained healthy and researching until his late 90's. A low vitamin c level can be corrected immediately. Your problems sound vascular/ hormonal, not toxic. ...Read more
True.: Which is why we need environmental protections, to keep industry from doing things that hurt our health. They are motivated primarily by profit, it takes an epa to police them from releasing poisons. ...Read more
Isthe damage that processed, and fast food does tothe brain reversible?Heard that people with high amounts of trans fats in diet had smaller brain vol.
How severe mitral regurgitation could become in presence of B12 deficiency, increased hb, and influenced by drop in barometric pressure and humidity?
How does metabolic influences of mitochondria processing of simple sugars during pregnancy effect the development of the corpus callosum in a fetus?
Fetal development: Truth to say, we don't really know what effects the development of the corpus callosum in the fetus. We do know that about 10% of adults do not have a corpus callosum and are essentially normal. Partial absence of the corpus callosum is abnormal and associated with mental retardation. ...Read more
Yes: An association between smoking during pregnancy and congenital heart defects has been demonstrated. This is one the many problems that can occur due to smoking during pregnancy. Smoking while pregnant also increases the risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, asthma, sudden infant death syndrome and other health issues. ...Read more
Can drinking while pregnant contribute to congenital heart defects and heart failure in my child?
Yes: The frequency of heart defects including a hole between the upper and or lower heart chamber is increased among those with fetal alcohol exposure. More intense exposure during the first weeks of pregnancy would be more likely to effect heart formation. These defects can also occur without alcohol exposure during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lasix (furosemide) 40 being given in condition of dilated cardiomyopathy, can proove fatal in low blood pressure and low sodium level?
Caution required: In dilated cardiomyopathy, the decreased ejection fraction (squeezing function of the heart) may cause "back-up" of pressure which can result in fluid retention and edema (lungs, legs, abdomen, etc). Lasix (furosemide) can be quite helpful for this. If blood pressure is low, Lasix (furosemide) can be harmful, because blood pressure can worsen. Independently, low sodium is a marker for worse prognosis in cardiomyopathy. ...Read more
Is a Serum level of Copper of 61 µg/dL and an RBC level of 49 µg/dL of Copper low enough to interfere with Iron absorption and metabolism?
Follow up needed: In order to accurately interpret these labs results, one has to be sure of the normal ranges used by the lab. These results also need to be correlated with your overall health status Going by the info above, it appears like you've been seen by someone who ordered these labs, I will strongly recommend following up with him/her for further evaluation. ...Read more
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