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Is it normal to stay agitated, have severe headaches an dizziness (when standing, laying, or sitting) at wk23 in pregnancy?
Noyou need 2C OB Dr: Agitation, constant headache, and dizziness are symptoms of possible preeclampsia, which can begin in the second trimester. Diagnosis and successful treatment incl. Ckg. Your BP for elevation. Also, your OB provider needs to re evaluate you, to check your blood and urine for protein increases. Are you having more urine volume wise? Do you notice any abdominal discomfort? What about weight? ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Multiple causes.: There are a number of changes in the body during pregnancy that can affect your comfort and lead to insomnia and restlessness. The increased Progesterone creates a persistent feeling of being short of breath. The increasing hormone levels can lead to nausea. The eventual presistent feeling of your baby moving inside can be disruptive to your ability to rest and relax, as can the enlarging uterus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several things: Have your doctor check on whether you might be iron deficient, or have certain vitamin deficiencies (folic acid), both of which can increase RLS symptoms. Avoid caffeine, esp after noon. It is usually transient in pregnancy. Meds used in treatment are cat. C, which means while they have not been proven safe, they haven't been proven harmful in human beings in usual doses. Hot packs may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Never had restless leg syndrome tell pregnancy and after now could this be levels of something in the body or something not going back normal?
Yes-nutritional: Restless leg syndrome is associated with nutritional deficiency often iron .At the end of a pregnancy your body is pretty depleted.I would start with your OB he/she should know a good professional near you if that is not something she/he will treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Restless legs syndrome has been known to be associated with low ferritin stores in the body. Ferritin is a protein that stores iron and releases it in a controlled fashion. Most pregnant women have iron-deficiency anemia and may have low ferritin levels. If this is addressed the restless legs symptoms often resolve - your symptoms may improve after you deliver. If it doesn't, seek medical help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Folate (folic acid) and iron: Folate (folic acid) and iron requirements increase several-fold during pregnancy. Those with low iron levels respond well to iron. Women supplementing with Folic Acid have a much lower incidence of restless legs during pregnancy. Stretching and magnesium supplementation may also be of benefit. More detailed information can be found at http://www.Thorne.Com/altmedrev/.Fulltext/12/2/101.Pdf. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Precum touchd me then got period for 2 months and negative result of kit but having restless leg for the past 2 months. its a pregnancy sign. M i preg?
No, not at that time: A woman cannot get her normal regular period and be pregnant at the same time. However, she can get pregnant a week or two after her normal period. If she has some spotting or light bleeding that doesn't look like her normal regular period, she can check a urine pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) to see if she is pregnant. ...Read more
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