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Doctor insights on: Safe Homeopathic Remedies Pregnant

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Is it safe to use homeopathic remedies while pregnant?

Is it safe to use homeopathic remedies while pregnant?

Yes: Classical homeopathy has been shown to be safe and effective in animals, babies, children, adults, the elderly, and in pregnant women. Here's an article resource for you: http://www.Nationalcenterforhomeopathy.Org/content/homeopathy-the-safest-medicine-for-pregnancy-and-labor-healing-with-homeopathy. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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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Are there any safe home abortion remedies besides the vitamin C remedy?

Are there any safe home abortion remedies besides the vitamin C remedy?

None: Any methods including pills and vitamin C are unsafe home abortion remedies. No one should try them at home. The consequences of this type of remedies at home could be dangerous to your health. If needed you should talk to your PCP for help ...Read more

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Are herbal remedies or natural products safe when I am pregnant?

Are herbal remedies or natural products safe when I am pregnant?

Not always: They can have side effects/drug interactions just like any other medicine. Many of these products have not been standardized, so the same "dose" of one brand, may not be the same "dose" of another. Almost everything you eat/drink/breath will cross the placenta...So baby is having it too. Check with your doc. Many herbs/nat prods are great, just be judicious about how/when you use them. ...Read more

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Are all herbal remedies safe?

Are all herbal remedies safe?

No: Are all medicines safe? Remember that nightshade is a herb, so too is oleander both are very poisonous. ...Read more

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Are all homeopathic drugs safe during pregnancy?

Are all homeopathic drugs safe during pregnancy?

blanket statement N: Unlike allopathic medications, most homeopathic remedies do not cause persistent side effects, do not have any molecular densities to contribute to toxicity for the baby or mother, but the dose, and the frequency of dosing, requires sound judgment. If it can act effectively, the possibility of adverse reaction must be possible.... With proper supervision, generally safer. ...Read more

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What are safe home deworming remedies during pregnancy in humans?

What are safe home deworming remedies during pregnancy in humans?

Please your doctor.: This is one time when i think it would be better to use medicinals. Many herbals and supplements don't have consistent concentrations/ dosages. ...Read more

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Safe natural remedies for depression?

Safe natural remedies for depression?

Depression: One treatment that may or may not involve medication is cognitive behavioural therapy. Some herbal remedies have in the past been suggested but don't pan out. Talk to your pcp and try to get a referral for cbt. ...Read more

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Which natural cold remedies are safe while breastfeeding?

Which natural cold remedies are safe while breastfeeding?

Little gets in milk: Over-the-counter natural cold remedies have ingredients that may get into breastmilk in very small amounts. So, a breastfeeding baby should not experience any changes in behavior. The cold remedies can include teas such as lemon, honey, or chamomile teas. Some adults use lozenges such as menthol, zinc, or vitamin c. However, natural "cold remedies" may or may not decrease cold symptoms. ...Read more

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What are reliable, doctor-recommended herbal remedies for irregular periods?

What are reliable, doctor-recommended herbal remedies for irregular periods?

None that work : There are no proven herbal remedies that correct the hormonal imbalances that lead to irregular periods all there are many non fda approved or regulated herbal supplements making these claims. Schedule a visit for hormonal testing and to discuss options. ...Read more

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Is the herbal medicine echinacea safe to use during pregnancy?

Is the herbal medicine echinacea safe to use during pregnancy?

Probably, however...: In one study of 206 women who took echinacea during pregnancy there was no evidence that it was hazardous, but i recommend avoiding all herbs and medicines if possible during the first trimester if possible to err on the side of caution. The safest treatment i know of during the first trimester is homeopathic medicine. See comment for more info. ...Read more

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Is herbal dietary tea bad for pregnant woman?

Is herbal dietary tea bad for pregnant woman?

See below: Some herbal teas are fine in pregnancy. I would avoid diet teas though as many have high levels of caffeine or other stimulants that wouldn't be good for baby. You should maintain anhealthynbalanced diet during pregnancy and not be trying to actively diet. ...Read more

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Horrible menstrual cramps, any home remedies? I heard chamomile tea helps a little. Any other herbal remedies?

Horrible menstrual cramps, any home remedies? I heard chamomile tea helps a little. Any other herbal remedies?

Some options: Omega 3 fatty acid & magnesium supplementation can be beneficial. Avoid ^ sugar & low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food. Avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine & alcohol use. Be physically active. Acupuncture/acupressure = effective. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds & heat can help with pain. Please d/w your dr/gyn. ...Read more

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Is cecon (ascorbic acid) effective for 1 month pregnant for home abortion remedy?

This strategy for: abortion is extremely dangerous. It works by creating toxicity. However it is not only dangerous to the fetus but to the woman as well. Strongly recommend use of Cecon (ascorbic acid) or other similar methods to abort a fetus. ...Read more

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Any recommended alternative medicines and/or home remedies for depression?

Any recommended alternative medicines and/or home remedies for depression?

Integrative therapy: Alternative treatments for depression include acupuncture, hypnotherapy, biofeedback, meditation, coaching, and herbal supplementation. St. John's wort has been shown to improve mild depression. Of course, it is best to see a trained holistic professional before starting this or any alternative or traditional therapy. ...Read more

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Are homeopathic medicines safe to take with regular western pain medications?

Yes: Homeopathic products are placebos and will not interact with western medications. You can take them safely but why would you? ...Read more

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Taking Ayurvedic medicine for constipation in pregnancy safe ?

Taking Ayurvedic medicine for constipation in pregnancy safe ?

Great caution: This depends on which ayurvedic medicine as there are many. The most common ayurvedic medicine for constipation is triphala; some websites say it should be avoided in pregnancy as its "downward flowing" energy could trigger a miscarriage or premature birth. Others say it's safe to use during pregnancy in small doses.I advise avoiding most herbs in the first trimester.Small amounts may be ok later. ...Read more