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Pregnancy Cause Forgetfulness
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
hormonal symptoms: Yes they can and they do so very frequently. If you do get hormonal therapy be sure that only bio-identical hormones are used. ...Read more
Irregular Menses: It is common for young women to miss periods, or have them come late, especially with excessive stress, weight loss, or exercise. If you did not ovulate (release an egg in the middle of your menstrual cycle) your period can be very light or not come at all. It may be heavier the following month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be: Usually none but could have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings,^ gas, insomnia, gagging & yawning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not directly: Pregnancy cannot cause bipolar, but if you are bipolar or are genetically predisposed to bipolar then the hormonal changes of pregnancy can exacerbate the mood swings. To some extent mood swings may be normal during pregnancy. There are some medications used for bipolar that are safer than others during pregnancy. See a psychiatrist if you are concerned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a possibility: About 60-70% of active migraine patients improve during pregnancy. The incidence of migraine often worsens in the first trimester but improves during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy when the level of estrogen increases. However, some women may experience their first migraine during pregnancy. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
Yes: Many patients have that complaint in pregnancy, and there are a number of cause. Disruption of sleep is probably the primary reason but many physiological changes in the body compete for blood and oxygen which can affect how sharp one feels. It does get better, though your teen may not agree. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Pregnancy @ 14?: Some women can become depressed during pregnancy, especially if they've had depression previously. It may also depend on the circumstances of the woman's life, the way she feels about her pregnancy, the support she's receiving, and her relationship with her baby's father. If your age is truly 14 and you're pregnant, you need your family's help. Please tell your doctor of any depression too. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Vertigo is a symptom: Pregnancy is a state of the body in which there are many hormone and fluid shifts. Vertigo is just a name for a sensation of movement when there shouldn't be. By far the most common cause of vertigo is ear problems. The most common type of movement sensation caused by pregnancy is orthostasis caused by venous pooling in the legs and transient failure of compensation ...Read more
Maybe: Usually menopause brings relief of headaches in migraine sufferers. If your headaches are not migrainous, menopause might affect muscle tone and flexibility causing musculoskeletal issues. It is entirely possible that your headaches are completely unrelated to the hormonal changes of menopause. Get checked. ...Read more
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