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Can you tell me how to read a natal chart?

Can you tell me how to read a natal chart?

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

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What can I do to prepare for my first pre-natal appointment?

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

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I was wondering is autogynephilia disrespectful to you if you're a natal woman?

I was wondering is autogynephilia disrespectful to you if you're a natal woman?

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

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I'm 17 male my height is 5.4 how should I increase my height natally.... Tell me some effective ways plzzzz...

I'm 17 male my height is 5.4 how should I increase my height natally.... Tell me some effective ways plzzzz...

Very little: After 17 you may grow by one inch, there is no other natural way to increase your height after your bones head and bodies are fused, which usually happen at this time. Final
Height has many factors at play including familial, genetic and hormonal ...Read more

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How do I choose a pre-natal vitamin?

How do I choose a pre-natal vitamin?

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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What are some key aspects of pre-natal physical health?

What are some key aspects of pre-natal physical health?

See: Http://www. Hsph. Harvard. Edu/obesity-prevention-source/obesity-causes/prenatal-postnatal-obesity/

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Do regular obgyns do pre-natal tests or only perinatologists?

Do regular obgyns do pre-natal tests or only perinatologists?

Prenatal care: General ob/gyns do all routine prenatal testing - OB profile lab, genetic screening, diabetes screening. Many also do ultrasound exams. For more complex evaluation and testing they may refer you to a perinatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC pre-natal vitamin to take? (which brand is most trusted, most effective?)

What is the best OTC pre-natal vitamin to take? (which brand is most trusted, most effective?)

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

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Are there ante-natal classes for midwives?

Are there ante-natal classes for midwives?

Yes: This type of question would likely have better outcome for answer by doing research in your local community. Many hospitals sponsor ante-natal classes, check there first. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to take pre-natal vitamins?

Is it necessary to take pre-natal vitamins?

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

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Is there a pre natal test available for nf? How soon can you do it without risking mom or baby

Is there a pre natal test available for nf? How soon can you do it without risking mom or baby

Prenatal testing for: The nf1 mutation of chromosome 17q11.2 is done using amniocentesis or chorionic villous sampling procedures when one parent has tested positive for the mutation. See comment below. My answer was truncated, some how. ...Read more

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How badly could post natal depression affect u?

How badly could post natal depression affect u?

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

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Can you tell me about post natal depression, what should I do?

Can you tell me about post natal depression, what should I do?

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

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Can you tell me which are the symptoms of post natal depression?

Can you tell me which are the symptoms of post natal depression?

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

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Is it a good idea for me to take pre-natal vitamins if I'm over 65 years?

Is it a good idea for me to take pre-natal vitamins if I'm over 65 years?

Why?: Why not take an adult vitamin that will give you what you need, calcium and so forth? If you need iron there are some that have that as well. There would be no harm if taking them however. ...Read more

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What's the difference between post natal depression and normal depression?

What's the difference between post natal depression and normal depression?

Depression: Postpartum depression occurs after giving birth to a child, and major depression is under normal circumstances, with stricter timing guidelines of duration of symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi what to do in a case of prolonged anxietry which was triggered after post natal depression?

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

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What to do if I need some exercises to do pregnancy and post natally - putting on too much weight?

What to do if I need some exercises to do pregnancy and post natally - putting on too much weight?

Watch your intake: Walking is best, you should avoid processed foods, simple carbs like juices, drinks with high fructose corn syrup, starches, white flour and bread. Focus more on fresh fruits, chicken, lean meat, fish and fresh vegetables and limit your portion size. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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

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

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What can I do to ease nausea from pre-natal vitamins?

What can I do to ease nausea from pre-natal vitamins?

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

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Should I take pre-natal vitamins if I am currently on nuva ring?

Should I take pre-natal vitamins if I am currently on nuva ring?

Depends: Some pre-natal vitamins have too much iron in them for many people. Only take pre natal vitamins on the advice of your doctor. ...Read more