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Potassium During Pregnancy
What can low potassium during pregnancy cause? Does it cause developmental issues to the baby? I'm 37w4d today.
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Does low potassium during pregnancy cause edema? I'm 34w2d and my feet are getting stolen but they don't hurt.Right foot is moderately more swollen.
Edema: Lower extremity edema ( pedal edema) is very common in pregnancy especially during the final weeks. It is due to the pressure of the gravid uterus on the pelvic blood vessels. Elevate your feet as much as possible, limit salt intake and drink at least 64 ounces of water daily. Also,make sure your blood pressure is normal. ...Read more
Amoxycillin trihydrate 500 mg, potassium clavulanate as diluted125 mg is this medicine safe to take two times a day during fifth month pregnancy?
Not necessarily: During pregnancy, some women (especially those with prior histories of depression and anxiety) can be at risk for developing depression and anxiety. This can be related to the physical and hormonal changes associated with pregnancy as well as the stress of the pregnancy (change is stressful even when it is a good change). Low potassium is not directly related to either, but can also occur. ...Read more
Potassium citrate syrup for urine discomfort - safe for pregnancy or trying to conceive?Pls give detailed info thanks a lot in advance!
Potassium 3.7, costochondritis , and anemia after pregnancy . I'm stressed . Am I going to die ? Feel weak and fast heart beat . Echo normal .
Anemia: You are not going to die. Your symptoms are commonly from mal nourishment as your baby took so much nourishment out of you. You need help to treat your anemia, and low potassium and probably low on a number of vital substances. Start with super nutrition, take slow release iron, potassium foods e.g. bananas, get good sleep and get help with your baby. You will get better and be OK. ...Read more
Is it good to have a drink which contains soy protein, hi-maize, vitamin (a c B6 b12), thiamin b1, niacin b3, folate, sodium, potassium in pregnancy ?
Which form: Which forms the vitamins are can matter. For example, B6 comes inactive and also active. The active form of B6 is pyridoxal-5-phosphate. Too much inactive B6 can actually block active B6 from the B6 receptor, creating symptoms of B6 deficiency. Folic acid is synthetic, and too much can be bad also. Methylfolate and folinic acid are what one should take during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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