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Doctor insights on: Prenatal Influence

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What cardiorespiratory diseases are caused or influenced by the environment?

What cardiorespiratory diseases are caused or influenced by the environment?

Nature vs nurture: I'll focus on lungs. Cancer can be due to tobacco exposure., even 2nd hand Asbestos too. Emphysema can also be due to tobacco. Asthma exacerbation can be due to air borne allergens especially pollen. Smog doesn't help. Influenza outbreaks can be thought of as a result of close quarters, certainly exposure to ill. I'm sure my colleagues will come up w/more. ...Read more

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If I stopped taking my prenatals, will I miscarry?

If I stopped taking my prenatals, will I miscarry?

No: Pre-natals have a lot of good vitamins, including folic acid and iron. Its a good idea to take them if you can. Stopping them, though, won't make you miscarry. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What should I expect from my first prenatal checkup?

What should I expect from my first prenatal checkup?

History and exam: The doctor will take a thorough history and do an examination, order blood work, possibly do an ultrasound, and answer your questions. ...Read more

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Is intelligence influenced by one's perception?

Is intelligence influenced by one's perception?

This sounds a: Bit like psycho babble. Haven't got a clue what you are trying to ask here. ...Read more

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Do kids who watch porn on tv hotels get influenced?

Do kids who watch porn on tv hotels get influenced?

Certainly: Kids who watch porn get exposed to a totally unrealistic and often violent depiction of women (or men) as objects of sex. This can only have negative effects later in life. ...Read more

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Is longevity influenced more by lifestyle or by genetics?

Is longevity influenced more by lifestyle or by genetics?

Environment: Environmental factors such as lifestyle and exposures are about 60% of the result, genetics about up to 30%, and doctors account for about 10% based on identical twin and other longevity studies. ...Read more

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What diseases and health conditions are influenced by genes?

What diseases and health conditions are influenced by genes?

Many: Many diseases and health conditions are influenced by genes. We have the technology today to do genetic testing from the blood which will provide genetic risk factors for many diseases eg heart disease, prostate cancer in men, breast cancer in women, lung cancer, and many other diseases and cancers. ...Read more

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Is height genetic or could be influenced by enviroment sometimes?

Is height genetic or could be influenced by enviroment sometimes?

Yes & yes: The predicted height of kids reflects the input of both parents. Expected final height will be the average of parental height + 2.5 inches in males & -2.5 inches in females. Poor nutrition (deprivation or obesity) can alter the final height. Chronic illness (symptomatic asthma requiring frequent treatment) or acquired deficiency states will also decrease outcome. ...Read more

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What percentage of your health is influenced by lifestyle choices versus genetics?

What percentage of your health is influenced by lifestyle choices versus genetics?

Not that simple: There are many, many aspects of our health. If a person had an inherited health condition - then genetics might play a very big part in expression of that condition. However, many other aspects of that same person's health may be dictated by their lifestyle (sleep, food, vitamins/ minerals/ exercise, etc.) ...Read more

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Mydad was the boss and my mom was obedient. We were veryreligious conservativeand and emotionaly distant. Very litle hugs & stuff. How's it influenced me?

Mydad was the boss and my mom was obedient. We were veryreligious conservativeand and emotionaly distant. Very litle hugs & stuff. How's it influenced me?

Over-generalization: Is not helpful, as cultural norms may apply in your case. Authoritarian parenting may lead to a child's being well-behaved, insecure, socially inept & less resourceful in problem-solving. Please read Dr. Gwen Dewar's articles on http://www. Parentingscience. Com/authoritarian-parenting-style. Html & http://www. Parentingscience. Com/authoritarian-parenting. Html. Seek help if you feel affected by this ...Read more

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What is cardiac output influenced by?

What is cardiac output influenced by?

Disease & more: Congenital heart disease, vitamin b1 defiency, anemia, thyroid problem, renal disease, liver disease, brain disease, vascular disease, blood disease, atherosclerosis, valve disease - these are the biggest influencers of cardiac output. ...Read more

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What happens if u ate the prenatal alott?

What happens if u ate the prenatal alott?

One per day: Just take one prenatal vitamins today. You do not need to take more. Your body can't absorb more so take extra doesn't help. ...Read more

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What are advantages and disadvantages of prenatal diagnosis?

What are advantages and disadvantages of prenatal diagnosis?

It depends.: If a woman is at higher risk for having a child with a birth defect, detecting it in their unborn child can be helpful. Depending on the results, she may need to deliver in a tertiary setting or she may choose to terminate the pregnancy, . ...Read more

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When do I get prenatal tests?

When do I get prenatal tests?

Depends on the test: It depends on the tests. Usually you get a battery of tests at your first pre-natal visit, then at 28 and 36 weeks. Other testing, such as checking for Down's Syndrome varies by the type of testing done. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are prenatal tests done for?

What are prenatal tests done for?

Screening 4 problems: Prenatal care serves the maternal-fetal pair by preventing some complications and detecting other complications early (before irreparable damage). As such, prenatal tests are used to screen all women for diabetes, hypertension, infections, malpresentation, genetic disorders, fetal anomalies and combinations thereof that could threaten the perinatal outcome. Early prenatal care is essential! ...Read more

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Does prenatal pills contain biotin?

Check label: Usually no but you can check the label on the particular brand that you have and see if biotin is listed on the packaging. ...Read more

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How long for prenatal blood results?

How long for prenatal blood results?

Hours: A blood qualitative test can take only an hour to process. A quantitative might take only a little longer. But you have to have the results sent from the lab. This can take a couple of hours.

In general it shouldn't take long at all. ...Read more

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Can prenatals make you more fertile?

Can prenatals make you more fertile?

No: Prenatal vitamins help assure that nutritional deficiencies are taken care of. ...Read more

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Could albinism be prenatally detected?

Yes for most types: Several varieties of albinism exist, and prenatal diagnosis is available for most of them. ...Read more

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Are frequent prenatal ultrasounds safe?

Are frequent prenatal ultrasounds safe?

Yes: Yes, definitely. Some women have fetuses that require lots of additional ultrasounds due to monitoring of abnormalities. These women and their unborn fetuses are not at any increased risk. Ultrasound is just that, soundwaves. They cannot harm the body. ...Read more

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Are prenatal pills a good fertility pills?

Are prenatal pills a good fertility pills?

No: Prenatal vitamins will not help you conceive, but they will help you have a healthier pregnancy and fetus. If you're having difficulty getting pregnant, there are no over-the-counter medications that will help, but your doctor can be of assistance. ...Read more

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What could cause for prenatal alcohol exposure?

What could cause for prenatal alcohol exposure?

FAS: If there is exposure of a fetus to alcohol, the possible effect is something called "fetal alcohol syndrome". This is probably related to the amount of exposure, but we really do not know what amount of exposure causes harm. If you have more specifics, perhaps we can help you with a better answer. ...Read more

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What are the prenatal tests for jacobsen syndrome?

CVS or amnio: A woman can undergo chorionic villous sampling between 10-13 weeks or amniocentesis between 15-24 wks for chromosomal analysis which will reveal the 11q deletion. ...Read more

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How do prenatal pills affect my attitude and weight?

How do prenatal pills affect my attitude and weight?

Vitamins: Most people don't find a problem with weight gain on prenatal vitamins. Attitude is a difficult answer as this really depends on your attitude toward being or getting pregnant. The more common problem is constipation which can be helped with increased fluids, fiber or stool softeners. ...Read more

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At how many weeks is it safe to have a prenatal massage?

At how many weeks is it safe to have a prenatal massage?

12 weeks: Most massage therapists won't touch a pregnant woman until after her first trimester because this is the riskiest time for miscarriage. Once you are passed week 12 you should no longer lie on your stomach unless your therapist has a pregnancy pillow or table. If you lie on your back you should have a small pillow or towel under your hip/back. No deep tissue massages. ...Read more

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Is there a paternity test that can be performed prenatally?

Yes: There is a non-invasive paternity blood test that analyizes fetal dna circulating in the mother’s blood. The baby’s dna is then compared to the dna taken (by buccal swab) from the potential father. This test can be performed as early as 10 weeks into the pregnancy. I highly recommend labtest md for testing. They have several locations. Www. Labtestmd. Com. ...Read more