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How To Reduce Stress During Pregnancy
Why is it so important for someone with diabetes to sleep on the left side during pregnancy, but it's not stressed for other pregnant women?
Not so: Women are encouraged to sleep on their left side as pregnancy progresses as the vena cava (large blood vessel) can become flattened if lying on back (due to size of uterus). Sleeping on the left side can help to prevent this compression so that blood finds it's way to your uterus. This is true for diabetic and non-diabetic pregnant women. Take care. ...Read more
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
My friend had liver issues during her pregnancy & was forced to deliver early by her docs. Why was the liver stressed/infected during her pregnancy?
If you have a child with adhd, does this mean were you severely emotionally stressed during pregnancy?
Do women typically get colds during early pregnancy? Also really stressed out and strange "period". Which is the more likely cause?
Do you doctors know anyone who has had healthy mentally stable children whilst taking citalopram during pregnancy! stressed about what to do!
Can stressful situations during the second trimester of pregnancy cause uterine cramping? It seems when i'm really stressed, i get cramps.
Sex with clothes on during last period-no penetration- 1 week late period- 4 pregnancy test negative- could still be pregnant? Or cz im stressed about
Unlikely: It is unlikely that you are pregnant. You may wish to get a blood test of HCG levels that would settle the issue. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Once i read that exssive saliva can be early pregnancy i started to notice my saliva more. I've been stressed about being pregnant. Could it be stres?
Anxiety: I havent heard of excessive saliva being an early indicator of pregnancy, you certainly seemed stressed about being pregnant. Have you done a pregnancy test? If negative, and if you have missed your period, you might seek a doctor to evaluate you. I would need a little more information to give a better answer. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a 25 day cycle last month. This month I'm 3 days late... Protected sex every time w/no failure... Is there still a chance of pregnancy? Stressed
"stress" is mental, physical, or emotional tension or strain. For each of us, the experience is a little different -- and the situations that trigger it are individual also. "stress management" is the process of using tools or skills such as guided imagery/visualization, meditation, biofeedback, breathing exercises, yoga, etc to decrease or contain this ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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