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Are mud baths safe for pregnant women?

Are mud baths safe for pregnant women?

Recommend against it: It can lead to increased body temperature & dehydration. My bigger concern is free radical release during detoxification with mud. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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Can a pregnant woman soak in epsom salt baths?

Can a pregnant woman soak in epsom salt baths?

Yes: Epsom salt baths are not harmful to a pregnancy. You do want to make sure that the water you are soaking in isn't too hot, particularly in the first trimester. If you are sweating in the tub, get out and cool off. ...Read more

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Are warm water enemas safe during pregnancy?

Would encourage you: To avoid unnecessary procedures when pregnant.

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Can pregnant woman drink hot water?

Can pregnant woman drink hot water?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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Are pregnant women supposed to drink cool water?

Are pregnant women supposed to drink cool water?

TCM: Cool is fine. From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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Can taking really hot baths decrease a woman's fertility?

Can taking really hot baths decrease a woman's fertility?

No.: Prolonged exposure to heat may affect a man's fertility but not a woman's. Hot baths are contraindicated during pregnancy because they may be harmful to the fetus. Really hot baths might cause burning of the skin which could make sex uncomfortable but, otherwise, they have NO known effect on female fertility. Interesting question! ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use bengay?

Can pregnant women use bengay?

Bengay: There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, and if the benefits from the use of the drug in pregnant women may be acceptable despite its potential risks, the labeling shall state: "pregnancy category c. Bengay is a pregnancy category c drug. ...Read more

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Is taking a hot or warm bath dangerous during pregnancy?

Is taking a hot or warm bath dangerous during pregnancy?

No : Unless the water is hot enough to burn you then bathing is perfectly acceptable. ...Read more

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Are epsom salt baths better than a regular bath for bartholin cysts?

Are epsom salt baths better than a regular bath for bartholin cysts?

Not likely: A bath of any kind may be soothing but neither a regular bath or salt bath is likely to solve the problem of a Bartholin cyst. If the cyst is bothersome it can be drained by your doctor. If the cyst has become infected and is now an abscess then prompt treatment is warranted ...Read more

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I m unmarried&having chronic prostatitis. How often do i've to take warm sitz bath? As i read warm sitz bath are harmful for testis & sperm production

I m unmarried&having chronic prostatitis. How often do i've to take warm sitz bath? As i read warm sitz bath are harmful for testis & sperm production

Prostatitis: You can take these baths several times a day. It will not permanently affect your sperm production, and this will recover entirely once your prostatitis is resolved and you are not subjecting your testes to heat. ...Read more

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Should pregnant women avoid strong tea?

Should pregnant women avoid strong tea?

In moderation: I generally recommend only one caffeinated beverage a day while pregnant, especially in the first trimester. Caffeine in large amounts has been linked to miscarriage in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. While most teas don't have as much caffeine as coffee, some teas have quite a lot. ...Read more

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Could pregnant women drink shave grass tea?

Could pregnant women drink shave grass tea?

Better not: Shavegrass or horsetail contains nicotine, which is the main reason, why it is discouraged to be ingested during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman use icy hot on their back?

Can pregnant woman use icy hot on their back?

Yes: There is not a problem applying external heat rubs for control of muscular pain during pregnancy. Icyhot has a strong odor. Try a brand called biofreeze- i think it is better! ...Read more

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Is radox muscle soothe bath soak safe to use while 5 weeks pregnant?

Is radox muscle soothe bath soak safe to use while 5 weeks pregnant?

Radox: Radox is mainly mineral, however there are several products that have other things added. I would ask your doctor specifically if a certain product is safe for your pregnancy. General rule is not to take anything but pure food and water while pregnant anything else be sure it has the okay of your doctor. ...Read more

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Is vapor bath safe for pregnant women?

Is vapor bath safe for pregnant women?

VAPOR BATHS: I DO NOT THINK SO BUT DO CHECK WITH YOUR OBSTETRICIAN. ...Read more

Warm Baths (Definition)

Taking a warm bath can help with aches - but don't overheat! Limit your stay in a tub over 100 degrees F, and don't let your body temperature get ...Read more