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I'm 39 a mother of 1, been single for 5 yrs. I have loved 4 many yrs and I have lost, is it normally not to ever get involved again. Am a happy person.
Normal vs. Abnormal?: It is common to feel hesitant to get back into a romantic relationship if there has been hurt and loss as a result of past relationships. I believe the question should not necessarily be if it is normal or not to choose not to get involved, but instead, to ask what are the pros and cons of avoiding relationships for now. You can always change your mind at a future time. ...Read more
Can babies experience withdrawal symptoms after birth if mother drinks caffeine every single day during pregnancy?
I'm a single mother and can't always take my child to appointments cause they are a long wait so I think this would be perfect for my chronic pain?
Welcome to HT: Hopefully, we can help you understand and deal with your pain better on this network. ...Read more
How involved or not do I get in being a friend to a single mother friend/acquaintance I just found out is sniffing paint? I just found out, so upset.
Discuss with: Child protective services. Depending on your jurisdiction, you can probably report anonymously. ...Read more
I know it must be: Very demanding to juggle your responsibilities as a single parent. However, it is really important to take time out to care for yourself. At the minimum - would encourage some form of counseling. Evaluation by your physician or a psychiatrist will help to determine if you have clinical depression and if psychiatric medications are indicated. Take care. ...Read more
I'm a 20 year old single mother and my reating heart rate stays above 110 and im woried it is dangerouse. ..what should I do?
I fell and twisted ankle I heard a loud pop. I not walk it hurts and I lost feeling. I been tryn to walk and it hurts. I'm a single mother of two kid?
What is the best recommended anti-anxiety/depression medication? I currently have medi-cal coverage. Does this make a diff? I recently became a single mother. My separation is extremely messy and needless to say going to get worse before it gets better. I
My mom has had intense chest pain above her heart for the past two days, but today it's keeping her in bed and she can't move. Should I call 911 or a doctor? She is 46, single mother of 5, bartender. Every movement is labored and I'm really worried. She a
There are not many symptoms listed here. If she already has a cardiac history with severe chest pain and inability to move; I would recommend (based on limited facts) calling 911.
Symptoms of a heart attack can include: chest pain; chest tightness or squeezing; shortness of breath, increased sweating pain or numbness radiating down the arm (more often left than right) and nausea. Some people dismiss the pain thinking it is indigestion. There can be pain in the top midline of the abdomen, as well as vomiting. Pain may not present in the chest but instead can be felt in the upper back, head, jaw or in the teeth. There may be a generalized feeling of unwellness and fatigue. One fourth of people have heart attacks without chest pain. ...Read more
Hemorrhaging: Would be a significant cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below...: One of them most common causes of maternal mortality that you won't find on a death certificate is delay in seeking and receiving care. In developed countries, the specific leading causes are hemorrhage, thromboembolism, cardiac disease, infection, hypertensive disorders and amniotic fluid embolism. Best wishes! ...Read more
Mother Theresa: Worked w/the sick and poor in Calcutta. Research shows that when we see others doing good works for others it tends to prompt others to do the same, which is called the "Mother Theresa effect." Peace and good health. ...Read more
From what I can: Discover the answer is "no." Information available online suggests Black MamBa contains multiple stimulants including caffeine, synephrine and, of most concern, ephedra. Not only do these stimulants cause unpleasant side effects--feeling hyper and jittery--but ephedra has been banned for use in diet products by the FDA. Plus its effectiveness is unproved. Save your money; stay well. ...Read more
AAP & Flagyl: Metronidazole (Flagyl) is rated by the AAP as a drug whose effect on infants is unknown, but it may be of concern because older studies found its use in pregnancy to be associated with mutagenicity. Nevertheless, the amount transferred to the infant through breast milk is much lower than the therapeutic dosage for infants, and no adverse effects have been reported from exposure through breast milk ...Read more
Ask a Physical Thera: There are some machines or instruments the physical therapists use to lift and move patients. They or an orthopedic physician could guide you. Also you may learn how to use your body to put the pt. In bed without straining your muscles. Again you need to learn from physical therapists or orthopedic doctors or technicians. ...Read more
Bleeding Infections: There are key changes in the post partum period which can lead to severe bleeding and also women are at risk for infections at this time. These are two of the key general categories causing death during childbirth. ...Read more
Encourage her: Some people do not exercise out of habit, being busy, concerns that it's too challenging to start, pain or stiffness (as in arthritis), or just personal choice. It's a good idea to encourage someone to start doing something that he/she enjoys (eg dancing, bicycling, walking with a group of friends). It might help to give her a gift card for some classes, but make sure her doctor approves. ...Read more
Maybe she doesn't.: If a person's mom truly wants a son to fail, then she needs help. If she doesn't & the son believes she does it would be advisable for the son to seek help. Better yet, at least to start with, the son might brave an honest and kind approach to mom and just ask the question. The answer (and even the question) might be surprising to both. At the worst if the answer is yes, the son will know. ...Read more
"First thing every..: Morning tell yourself: today I am going to meet a busybody, an ingrate, a bully, a liar, a schemer, and a boor...And I know that these wrongdoers are by nature my brothers [or in your case your mother]..." --Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome (159-180 C.E.) ...Read more