Doctor insights on:
Best super foods to eat during pregnancy? Best vitamins besides pre natal to take? Best things in general to help your baby during pregnency?
Good care everywhere: Obstetric care in the USA is very good almost anywhere you go. You need to decide what part of the country will be convenient for you. Do you have friends or family who can support you? Choose a hospital nearby that has a high volume of deliveries. If you have medical problems or a poor obstetric history, consider a university hospital as you will have access to many specialists there. ...Read more
Healtcare: Yes. Many folks cross borders for healthcare. ...Read more
Prader-Willi : Syndrome is a genetic disorder. You have it or you don't. You can't prevent it. One of the challenges can be obsessive disorder types of behaviors that may or may not be related to food. It is useful to maintain a consistent structured environment and consistent positive behavior management. Caretakers of patients with Prader-Willi need support themselves. ...Read more
What is prenatal vitamins and which vitamins are prenatal vitamins, what would you reccommend for someone who for 3 years now, need to conceive?
Folic acid: Any general for healthy women, they can take any over the counter prenatal vitamin. Folic acid is the most important ingredient in the prenatal vitamin. The minimum dosage of Folic Acid is 400 mcg. Here's a video from the university of texas that explains the science behind prenatal vitamins: http://www.Utexas.Edu/know/2012/05/07/food_science_pregnancy/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Source of help: The suicide prevention hotline will provide crisis support and resources for treatment in most states only a physician can involuntarily hospitalize a patient. Generally a second physician must examine the patient with in 24 hours and if the recommendation is in agreement a probate court hearing must occur before a patient. Is legally "committed" to a mental health facility. ...Read more
No: The only way you can prevent hie is to make sure that every thing goes well during the pregnancy, during the delivery etc. Having a well trained health care professional in the delivery room is a kind of insurance and reassurance but cannot be total hie proof. Vast majority of hies are not preventable. Their severity can be decreased with the help of head cooling (cool cap) or total body cooling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on state : Many states now require some paternity information. However, obviously occasionally a woman may have more than one partner, or may not remember who the potential father is. In other cases where abuse or rape were involved the patient may not want to divulge the father's name. The only issue you should be really aware of is that it is difficult to obtain child support if you don't name a father. ...Read more
Daily adult vitamins: An over-the-counter adult multivitamin (+/- minerals) is fine for a teenager to take once a day. If a teen doesn't eat or drink much in the way of dairy products, then an adult vitamin d and calcium tablet is also needed. Some people just take a Tums smoothies once a day for their calcium supplement. Vitamin d and multivitamins are even available in "gummy" chewables for adults now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Advice: What specifically do you want to know? It is not possible to diagnose someone in this setting, but if you let us know what you are concerned about, I'm sure one of us could give you some information. ...Read more
Sure but.....: You certainly maay, but why in heavens name would you want to deny yourself or your baby a safe , effective insurance policy against life-threatening diseases.Seems like a poor gambleif you have doen "research", make sure to be fair and study why these should be done.A fair look at the facts leads to vaccination being a good thing. ...Read more
Common problem: When people are manic, they often don't see the need for intervention and believe that other people are unnecessarily complaining about them or prodding them. Most manic-depressive patients only seek help when they get depressed, but that is almost certain to follow a manic period. Education about the illness is essential. There are many popular books about the subject now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It's a free website: Healthtap is an interactive health information website. Members come from all walks of life, so surely some are government employees. They are free to ask questions, learn about health, read every public answer, and make our world a better place. The private information stays private, as protected by law. ...Read more