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Doctor insights on: Oxytocin Uses

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Oxytocin use in office setting ok?

Oxytocin use in office setting ok?

Oxytocin: Oxytocin is a powerful hormone. When we hug or kiss a loved one, oxytocin levels drive up. It also acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain. In fact, the hormone plays a huge role in pair bonding. Prairie voles, one of nature's most monogamous species, produce oxytocin in spades. This hormone is also greatly stimulated during sex, birth, breast feeding, and the list goes on. ...Read more

Dr. Kenneth Stoller
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Oxytocin (Definition)

Brings on or strengthens labor contractions during childbirth. Also used to ...Read more


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Is it safe to use oxytocin factor that you use under tongue when your pregnant?

Is it safe to use oxytocin factor that you use under tongue when your pregnant?

Oxytocin: No. Oxytocin is pitocin and will cause contraction of Uterus. If you are pregnant, do not take anything, especially unregulated food supplements like oxytocin factor, without permission of your Ob/Gyn. ...Read more

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Is oxytocin spray safe to use to help cheating in a relationship?

Hmmmm: I read this about liquid trust "the makers of liquid trust claim that the spray can improve your business life, your personal life, and your dating life. With liquid trust, you can get ahead both in your job and enjoy more success with women." this was about oxytocin factor "the makers point to the variety of things that oxytocin has been linked to, from improving social anxiety to better sleep, . ...Read more

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What percentage of births involve the use of pitocin (oxytocin)?

What percentage of  births involve the use of pitocin (oxytocin)?

Nearly all use: Some use for induction but nearly all use after delivery to contract uterus. ...Read more

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Acog released study re some adverse outcomes of use of pitocin (oxytocin) in labour augmentation. How worrisome is this for those of us who had pitocin (oxytocin) used?

Pitocin (oxytocin) has been : Used for years and continues to be used if it is used properly it is very safe I use it on almost all of my inductions and to augment labor without inducing and augmenting my patients many could have ended up with problems, some doctors abuse and do not use Pitocin (oxytocin) properly ( not too many) in those cases it can cause problems, Pitocin (oxytocin) has saved many of my pts from c-section have done 5000+delivery. ...Read more

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Can I refuse a pitocin (oxytocin) after birth and just use a uterus massage?

Can I refuse a pitocin (oxytocin) after birth and just use a uterus massage?

You can: But should not. If fundal massage does not cause your uterus to clamp down, you could potentially bleed heavily, and require a transfusion or worse. ...Read more

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What does oxytocin do?

It is used to: Induce or stimulate labor in the hospital by a specific protocol by a contolled IV pump. ...Read more

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Can pitocin (oxytocin) produce a bad reaction?

Can pitocin (oxytocin) produce a bad reaction?

Generally safe: Pitocin (oxytocin) can make you contract too much. To prevent this, usually it is started at a low dose and increased slowly until the contractions are close enough together to open the cervix. Not everyone needs Pitocin (oxytocin) in labor. It is used when the contractions a woman is having on her own are not opening the cervix. ...Read more

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What happens if you have hypo or hyper oxytocin?

Not a disease: There is no such disease or syndrome for low or high oxytocin. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get oxytocin from a natural source?

Is it possible to get oxytocin from a natural source?

No.: Oxytocin is produced in the pituitary gland. Recovering hormones from humans (or animals) is associated w/ many risks. So there is no good reason to attempt to extract from living or dead persons/animals. To my knowledge, this is not being done anywhere. Oxytocin is a relatively easy protein made in the lab w/ the identical Amino Acid sequence found naturally in human beings -& it works perfectly. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Pitocin (Definition)

Pitocin is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's ...Read more