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Can Stress Cause Bleeding During Pregnancy?

Can Stress Cause Bleeding During Pregnancy?

That is possible: Possible, but if it continues then check with your OB ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


Dr. David Fein Dr. Fein
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Can stress cause fibromyalgia during pregnancy?

Dr. David Fein Dr. Fein
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Can stress cause  fibromyalgia during pregnancy?

Yes: Unfortunately, the truthful answer to the question is yet, but in many cases, we will see many women with fibromyalgia and certain other auto-immune disorders actually improve during their pregnancies. For unexplained reasons, joint pain, muscle pain, fatigue, and other symptoms can improve during pregnancy. However, there is a risk for a relapse in the post-partum time period. ...Read more

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Can emotional stress cause spotting during menopause?

Can emotional stress cause spotting during menopause?

At 64: you are postmenopausal bleeding is abnormal, Are you on any hormones? You need to see your GYN for an evaluation and possibly a D&C or endometrial biopsy. ...Read more

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Can stress cause a miscarriage?

Can stress cause a miscarriage?

Probably not: It is common to assume that mental stress can cause a miscarriage, but there is no evidence to support that. Women who do miscarry are inherently stressed, but that does not cause the miscarriage. ...Read more

Brittany Chan Dr. Chan
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Can smoking during pregnancy cause a miscarriage?

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Can smoking during pregnancy cause a miscarriage?

Don't smoke!: Smoking has many negative effects on the the baby's well-being. It has been associated with increased miscarriages, stillbirth, premature labor, low birth weight, and problems with the placenta (placenta previa and abruption). If you are pregnant, avoid smoking for your health and the baby's. ...Read more

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Can all arrythmias occur during stress tests?

Can all arrythmias occur during stress tests?

Arrhythmias: Arrhythmias can happen at any time. Arrhythmias associated with exercise can be precipitated by stress testing and so can aid in the diagnosis and therapy of those specific arrhythmias. ...Read more

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Can stress cause preterm birth when your pregnant?

Can stress cause preterm birth when your pregnant?

Stress: There is some evidence that stress can contribute to preterm labor but as a single cause this would be unlikely. 1 in 10 pregnancies are preterm and the exact cause is not known. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can stress cause pregnancy like symptoms?

Can stress cause pregnancy like symptoms?

Some: The pregnancy like symptoms stress can cause would be nausea and tiredness, indigestion and heartburn. Stress is less likely to cause breast tenderness. It might cause abdominal bloating, and it can sometimes cause women to miss a period. ...Read more

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Can stress cause early puberty?

Can stress cause early puberty?

Am not familiar with: Any literature indicated that increased stress would lead to accelerated puberty. ...Read more

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Can stress cause late periods?

Can stress cause late periods?

Agree w Dr Pappas: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can stress cause false pregnancy symptoms and missed periods?

Can stress cause false pregnancy symptoms and missed periods?

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 more

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Can pinworms be cause complications during pregnancy?

Can pinworms be cause complications during pregnancy?

Medication might: Pinworms make people uncomfortable literally and figuratively. Weight or sleep loss can occur. They are common in childcare settings but can be prevented with hand hygiene please read this http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthywater/hygiene/disease/pinworms.Html and fact sheet http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/pinworm/index.Html also tell your OB providers and discuss treatment http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/pinworm. ...Read more

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Can thyroid disorders cause problems during pregnancy?

Can thyroid disorders cause problems during pregnancy?

Yes: Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) or hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) can have serious consequences for your pregnancy and your baby. Talk to your doctor and make sure you are being treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Does hitting knees during pregnancy can cause miscarriage?

No: This should not cause a miscarriage unless there was a lot more trauma involved. ...Read more

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Abdominal obesity can affect pregnancy to happen?

Abdominal obesity can affect  pregnancy to happen?

Yes, not specifc: Any obesity can affect normal fertility because extra weight can disrupt normal ovulations. Abdominal obesity isn't specifically worse than obesity elsewhere, but adbominal obesity is sometimes associated with disorders like pcos in women with irregular cycles. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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