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Astrology: This is a science and real-medicine forum. I learned about the various systems of divination as a kid, and discovered that astrology and so forth are actually just systems of lay counseling using the stars and planets and diagrams like the "natal chart" as props for showmanship. ("You have Mars in Libra and can get a better job if you work hard to retrain.") It has no predictive value by itself. ...Read more
Vitamins: There are no such rules. Once daily is how you take them. You get to choose when. ...Read more
Call Dr's office: The best thing to do, to prepare is to call the office and see if there is anything they need from you or for you to do to prepare for the appt. Bring a list of questions or concerns, as when you are there, you may forget. Best wishes. ...Read more
Natal chart: I do not understand the question. Redo please. ...Read more
Autogynephilia: This is a controversial and disputed mental illness alleged to be the paraphilic tendency of a biological male to be sexually aroused by the thought or image of himself as a woman. Whether this is disrespectful or not is likely in the eye of the beholder. ...Read more
I'm 17 male my height is 5.4 how should I increase my height natally.... Tell me some effective ways plzzzz...
Many good ones but..: There are many good prenatal vitamins. One of the most important ingredients is folic acid, proven to prevent neural tube defects, but I have become aware of research suggesting that synthetic Folic Acid may increase breast cancer risk. Safest choice may be one that provides the natural 5-mthf form of folate such as basic prenatal by thorne research and prenatal pro by designs for health. ...Read more
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All good: There is no preferred brand of PNV's. They are all adequate. Probably the best one for any individual is one that she can tolerate well. It is important to have the necessary vitamins and minerals in the diet during pregnancy so some type of vitamin is recommended - but not any specific one. ...Read more
Helpful if pregnant: If you are pregnant or might become pregnant then prenatal vitamins have been shown to reduce the risk of certain birth defects like neural tube defects. Recent research shows they may reduce risk of autism.They also benefit mom's health. If your diet is exceptionally healthy not as crucial. See http://sfari. Org/news-and-opinion/in-brief/2011/clinical-research-prenatal-vitamins-lower-risk-of-autism. ...Read more
Is SE Natal 19 a good prenatal vitamin? I requested it be changed to vitafol-one but my request was ignored...
Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
My pre-natal has 27mg of iron and 200mg of calcium. Does the small amount of calcium prevent the iron from being fully absorbed?
The full spectrum.: Some women may have baby blues. Others may have serious symptoms which impact on sleep, appetite, energy level and the ability to bond with their new baby. The most worrisome is psychotic depression in which a woman can lose touch with reality. In serious cases a woman might even have thoughts of harming herself or her newborn. If you are depressed, please seek medical help. ...Read more
PPD: A great resource to learn more is http://www. Postpartum. Net. Consider meds and/or therapy, ask your OB for a referral. Try to increase your social support. Group therapy is a supportive alternative. Mom groups. Try to prioritize sleep over household chores. Try to be active, a walk with the baby. Have friends or family help around the house. Sign up for a meal train, anything that creates support. ...Read more
PPD Sxs: Ppd symptoms include, depressed mood, loss of energy, appetite/weight change, difficulty sleeping when the baby is asleep, feelings of worthlessness/guilt, difficulty concentrating. A great resource to learn more is http://www. Postpartum. Net. If you're considering meds and/or therapy, ask your OB for a referral. Try to increase your social support. Group therapy is another supportive alternative. ...Read more
Eval: Get a full psychiatric evaluation to determine and prioritize the depression and anxiety issues, and inquire about benefits of appropriate medication. Then get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist who specializes in these issues. Meds and therapy tend to be the most optimal combination. ...Read more
What to do if I need some exercises to do pregnancy and post natally - putting on too much weight?
Can Tresos Natal by Eagle make you feel nauseous? I started it about a fortnight ago and have been feeling ill throughout the days since.
Very Certain: Hello and yes you may get nauseated from this medicine as it is a multiple vitamin and many people get nauseated with the multiple vitamins. You can try taking a half tablet twice daily and sometimes that will help but need a pill splitter you can buy anywhere. You can try to take in the middle of a meal so you can change the absorption as well. Good luck but may need to change. ...Read more
I feel really depressed I had my baby 3 months ago and my partner thinks its post natal but I love my son and he makes me happy is he right?
If pre natal vits makes me pass stools more often (colour is normal). Is it ok to continue? Almost all of them make me go, even if taken with meals
After sittin long, sharp pain felt at the part above the natal cleft. Started after fallin on the butt during ice skatin in Jan & is worsenin. Hlp pls
Cracked tailbone: Falling ion your butt on ice could have resulted in a fractured coccyx. Treatment would be unloading it to avoid pressure on the coccyx. But get a plain x-ray first ...Read more
Lots!: Prenatal vitamins can commonly cause or worsen nausea/vomiting due to their size as well as their components. Some women find relief if they take the vitamin with a meal or at night. Also consider talking to your provider about a smaller sized prenatal vitamin or a chewable prenatal vitamin. ...Read more