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Is ginseng safe for pregnant women or nursing mothers

Is ginseng safe for pregnant women or nursing mothers

No: There are many types of ginseng -- asian, chinese, siberian, american, etc. But a few types of asian/eastern ginseng have been shown to cause birth defects in animal pregnancies. So...Very high risk for very low reward. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Is it ok to use co enzyme q10, salicylic acid, sodium laureth sulfate, passionflower, pineapple, ginseng, grapefruit extracts topically during pregnancy?

Is it ok to use co enzyme q10, salicylic acid, sodium laureth sulfate, passionflower, pineapple, ginseng, grapefruit extracts topically during pregnancy?

No.: Any medication that is not necessary to, treat a medical problem should be avoided in pregnancy. This includes topicals because some of those ingredients will be absorbed into the bloodstream. Why take a chance. Stick with a good moisturizing lotion. ...Read more

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Early pregnant symptoms

Early pregnant symptoms

A positive test : In today's world the easiest way to know if you are pregnant is to take a home test. There is no reason to guess based on symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do I look pregnant?

Not sure.: In the 40's and 50's, women's bodies tend to become more "apple" shaped, retaining fat in the middle. However if you feel your lower abdomen is unusually enlarged, please see a doctor! this could be a sign of fibroids in the uterus, or even uterine or ovarian cancer. Don't hesitate - check this out. ...Read more

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Disease while pregnant?

There are: There are several different conditions that affect and complicate pregnancy. Your questions needs to be specific in order to address. ...Read more