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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Constipation During Pregnancy

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Dr. Mark Pack
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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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Can there be any home remedies for curing acne during pregnancy?

Can there be any home remedies for curing acne during pregnancy?

No: Your physician may offer topical clindamycin. This could be your best choice. Congratulations on your pregnancy and good luck. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for constipation?

Any home remedies for constipation?

Diet changes: Try to increase the amount of water anf fiber in you daily diet. You can easily do that by eating more fruits and vegetables, or cereal and bread with more fiber. If all else fails, add a gentle stool softener like metamucil, fibercon, or even prunes. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to relieve all day nausea during pregnancy?

What are some home remedies to relieve all day nausea during pregnancy?

Wrist bands: Some people find that massaging their inner wrists while taking deep breaths helps? This is the sixth point on the pericardium meridian. There are also wrist bands that put pressure at these locations and are used for nausea, motion sickness, and morning sickness. Please discuss your symptoms with your doctor though. ...Read more

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Home remedies for constipation?

Home remedies for constipation?

Fiber,herbs&exercise: Even here in america i've found no better remedy than the classic ayurvedic tonic triphala. A diet rich in fiber from fruits & vegetables is important. Fiber supplements like psyllium can help. Exercise helps. Constipation can be caused by low thyroid. Imbalances of GI flora & magnesium deficiency. Acupressure can provide acute relief- see http://www.Herbalshop.Com/acupressure/acupressure_16.Html. ...Read more

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Home remedies for blurred vision during early pregnancy?

Home remedies for blurred vision during early pregnancy?

None: There are no real home remedies for blurry vision in pregnancy. There can be an number of reasons for blurred vision including corneal changes during pregnancy, high blood pressure, high blood sugar etc. The vision changes should be addressed with the treating doctor. ...Read more

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Quick home remedies for cramps?

Quick home remedies for cramps?

MAGNESIUM APSARTATE: Muscle cramps can usually be helped by magnesium and potassium complexed with aspartate, the Amino Acid that carries minerals into the cells. There is also a homeopathic remedy, magnesium phosphorus, than can be take in low dose (3x to 30x) every 5-15 minutes sublingual until improved. For menstrual cramps, using a natural source of Progesterone to counter estrogen's stimulating effect. ...Read more

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Is there any over-the-counter or home remedies for yeast infections during pregnancy? I'm 13 weeks.

Probably not: There are a lot of "old wives tales tales" about how to take care of this problem & you should not listen to them. Considering your health and the health of your unborn child the best physician to give you the answer to your question is your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for heartburn, while pregnant?

What are some home remedies for heartburn, while pregnant?

Fluids: Drink lots of fluids, that can help. Avoid milk, as it promotes more acid. Chewing gum can help. Sitting upright and even sleeping upright propped on pillows can help. Avoid foods that trigger your heartburn, eat small frequent meals. Honestly , the anti-histamines like zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid are a godsend in pregnancy and they are very very safe. So is Tums or rolaids. ...Read more

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Is there any remedy for nausea during pregnancy?

Is there any remedy for nausea during pregnancy?

Yes.: small amounts of crackers in the morning, Emetrol over-the-counter, and Zofran (ondansetron) prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for morning sickness?

Are there any good home remedies for morning sickness?

Morning sickness: Go for a liquid diet. You may find it easier on your stomach to emphasize liquids over solids when morning sickness is at its worst. Get your nutrients from bouillon, juices, and other liquids. (confirm that this approach is okay with your obstetrician first.). ...Read more

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What are safe home deworming remedies during pregnancy in humans?

What are safe home deworming remedies during pregnancy in humans?

Please your doctor.: This is one time when i think it would be better to use medicinals. Many herbals and supplements don't have consistent concentrations/ dosages. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for menstrual cramps?

What are some home remedies for menstrual cramps?

Motrin or Aleve (naproxen): You could try over-the-counter Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) to see if they help. Also try a heating pad. But if the cramps are severe and not relieved, you should be evaluated by your primary doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can there be any natural remedy for relieving bloating during my period?

Can there be any natural remedy for relieving bloating during my period?

Some options: Bloating prior to or during your period is due to fluid retention & slower digestion (constipation). To decrease bloating avoid salt intake (including prepackaged foods), increase water intake (to flush the body & reduce constipation), consider magnesium or calcium supplements (with your dr’s approval) or otc meds that include a diuretic such as midol. Exercise and birth control pills may help. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for cleaning womb after misscarriage?

What are some home remedies for cleaning womb after misscarriage?

Herbals for womb: Cleaning. Herbs such as ginger, marigold, raspberry or motherwort are used for this purpose. This is an issue for which I have no expertise. I recommend that you discuss this with your gynecologist before considering a “womb cleaning”. Take care. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a safe and effective home remedy for nausea during pregnancy?

Anyone know what is a safe and effective home remedy for nausea during pregnancy?

Ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Please talk with your obstetrician for signficant problems with nausea & vomiting. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy for less bleeding in menses?

Are there any home remedy for less bleeding in menses?

No: No, there are no home remedies, but if the bleeding is extremely heavy then a GYN MD should be consulted to avoid anemia. If the bleeding is 3 pads in 30 minutes, go to the E.R. as that constitutes hemorrhage and not normal "menstrual bleeding." ...Read more

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Home remedies for inducing labor at 38 weeks?

Why 38 weeks?: It is probably best to allow the baby to get the full amount of nutrients that are transferred towards the end of pregnancy. One interesting home remedy for inducing labor is eating eggplant. ...Read more

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