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Are there any diets for people with hypopituitarism?

Are there any diets for people with hypopituitarism?

Not Really: Dysfunction of the pituitary gland requires hormonal therapies, not diet. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Bernstein
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Recently Gave Birth (Definition)

Postpartum is a term that means after the "separation of the mother and the baby", or after ...Read more


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What are the best postpartum exercises?

What are the best postpartum exercises?

Walking is great: There is also something called stroller aerobics that a lot of new moms find helpful. See if there is a class near you check with the local hospitals to see if they know of classes. Also google kegel exercises. Can also talk with karen quigley at trueformcoaching.Com. She's very good in this area & does online personal coaching. ...Read more

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How are the postpartum cleansing bottles used?

Rinse: Wash off your bottom while you urinate (pee), to dilute urine that might otherwise be painful on healing cuts, especially first thing in the morning when urine is stronger. ...Read more

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I am basically a pure vegeterian..What foods are to be avoided in postpartum? ?

Food preference: The only foods that i can think of avoiding postpartum are dependent on your own dietary restrictions. You can choose to eat whatever you want , just ensure that you have enough protein. If you want to avoid something consider alcohol, marijuana, recreational drugs. ...Read more

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Post partum hypertention?

Post partum hypertention?

Postpartum hypertens: The miracle of pregnancy can sometimes be associated with complications. Hypertension could develop in the third trimester or early postpartum (after delivery) period. This can be treated with medication effectively. Half of women may remain hypertensive longterm, while the other half will return to normal blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is a postpartum doula?

Postpartum Doula: What a postpartum doula does changes from day to day, as the needs of the family change. Postpartum doulas do whatever a mother needs to best enjoy and care for her new baby. A large part of their role is education. They share information about baby care with parents, as well as teach siblings and partners to “mother the mother.” they assist with breastfeeding education. ...Read more

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What can I expect at my 6-week postpartum checkup?

Exam and discussion: My focus at the postpartum visit is to ensure any unresolved issues from the pregnancy (blood pressure, diabetes, c-section incision, vaginal tear repairs, etc) are doing well. I make sure pap smear, testing for infections, and tetanus/pertussis vaccine is up to date. I discuss how breastfeeding is going. I screen for postpartum blues or depression. Lastly, i discuss birth control options. ...Read more

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Is postpartum nausea normal?

Is postpartum nausea normal?

Not very common but: Post partum nausea is not that common but can be experienced by some after delivery especially if you take birth control pills.But it does not last long and is not thar common. ...Read more

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What is post partum depression?

What is post partum depression?

Mood disorder : Ppd is known as the most common complication of childbirth. It is the emotional disorder following childbirth that includes a variety of moderate to severe mood and anxiety symptoms. It affects 10 to 20% of childbearing women and requires professional mental health treatment. ...Read more

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What is postpartum rheumatoid factor?

What is postpartum rheumatoid factor?

RF detected postpart: This is a poor term, meaning a rf detected postpartum. But it also refers to a flare in ra, or the appearance of RA after pregnancy. Such, these are poor definitions, even though arthritis can flare frequently after a delivery! ...Read more

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How common is post partum depression?

How common is  post partum depression?

PPD: It's prevalence among women is 5-25%, and among men, especially new fathers, it can range from 1% to as high as in women. ...Read more

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What does postpartum cardiomyopathy mean?

What does postpartum cardiomyopathy mean?

Heart failure: Postpartum cardiomyopathy (ppcm) is heart failure secondary to left ventricular systolic dysfunction toward the end of pregnancy or in the months after delivery, in the absence of any other cause of heart failure. Ppcm is a diagnosis of exclusion. ...Read more

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Is post-partum psychosis a common problem?

Is post-partum psychosis a common problem?

Post partum: While post partum psychosis is uncommon, post partum depression is. Getting the "blues" following delivery is even more common, but if this becomes worse and more severe, a woman may develop a depressive disorder requiring treatment with an antidepressant medication. This is very important to know, as severe cases of post partum depression can interfere with the attachment and bonding process. ...Read more

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How long would post partum depression last?

How long would post partum depression last?

DEPENDS: Postpartum depression is depression that happens after you give birth. So the symptoms are all the same as any depression and so the treatment is also the same. If severe enough it requires medication and therapy a depressive episode can last weeks to years if it becomes chronic or dysthymic. A lot if information about the impact of maternal depression on infants. Speak to your physician. ...Read more

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Smelly odor 3 weeks post partum c section. ?

Could be problem: Any pain, fevers....if so need to see your OB asap. If not...can have some discharge for several weeks after c sectionl. Continue to observe and if any pain, fevers, increasing foulness of discharge, see your OB. ...Read more

Dr. Kamal Shoukri
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Hypopituitarism (Definition)

A medical condition in which the pituitary gland, located in the ...Read more