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Tartaric Acid Pregnancy
For acidity or hyperacidity, Ayurveda says to avoid foods that contain tartaric acid, citric acid, lactic acid, does this make sense?
Ayurveda for Acidity:
I commend you for your desire for Good Health.
Hyperacidity can be very uncomfortable.
It can be due to various foods, medical condition or stress.
Citric acid is used as a preservative and it can aggravate acidity.
For hyperacidity, Ayurveda advises to avoid vinegar, tomatoes, sour citrus fruits, orange juice, salsa, onions, garlic, chili peppers, salty fried foods, and alcohol. ...Read more
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
Could asupplement with aminoacids, vitamins (l-carnitine, l-tartaric acid, potassium chloride, l-leucine, isoleucine, valine, nicotinic)cause damage on brain?
Small meals: You can try certain methods yourself. Eat small meals throughout the day, avoid spicy foods, avoid eating close to bedtime. Some say chew gum after eating to neutralize acids. Avoid drinking too much water with meals. No smoking no alcohol. If all this fails have your doctor prescribe an antiacid with calcium and or magnesium such as rolaids or tums (calcium carbonate). ...Read more
Few days: Ursodiol is an effective treatment for the pruritis associated with cholestasis of pregnancy. Generally, the pruritis associated with cholestasis will begin to improve within 3-7 days after starting the ursodiol therapy. Once the pregnancy ends the pruritis usually abates and no further therapy with ursodiol is needed. ...Read more
I am 14 weeks and was just diagnosed with acrania. I took folic acids before n during my pregnancy so why did it happen.?
We may never know: Really sorry for this bad news. Acrania is a very rare congenital anomaly of the bones of the skull which unfortunately is not well understood, can be associated with anencephaly but not attributed to a folic acid deficiency. Folic acid vitamins protect against neural tube defects like meningomyelocele, spina bifida. ..but not acrania. An Obs geneticist can confirm your verylow risk of recurrence ...Read more
Folic acid: Folic acid is found in many foods and is a part of the b-complex group of vitamins. Deficiency can cause several problems but the severe ones occur with pregnancy and can cause birth defects in the developing fetus. Mothers who take adequate Folic Acid and other supplements while they are pregnant have babies that have a much lower rate of certain birth defects. ...Read more
No, however...: I know of no evidence that this dose would be harmful. The recommended intake for women planning/during pregnancy is 600 mcg. Authorities have set an "upper tolerable limit" of 1000 mcg but this isn't because higher levels are proven dangerous but because it could mask B12 deficiency. However, 30% of people have trouble converting Folic Acid to the active form 5-mthf, so taking that form is optimal. ...Read more
Yes: Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. Can help with anemia. ...Read more
Rda (recommended daily allowance) for Folic Acid during pregnancy is at present 600
micrograms (mcg). However, an old U.S. Public service guideline gives a range of 400 mcg to 4, 000 mcg (4 mg).
According to the old guideline
2 mg Folic Acid are safe during gestation. This information will
assist your decision-making in this respect. ...Read more
Fewer birth defects: Folic acid has been shown to lower the risk of neural tube defects like spina bifida in babies. Since the nervous system develops early on, it's important to take Folic Acid as early as possible in your pregnancy. Ideally, women who want to or could get pregnant should take Folic Acid before they conceive. ...Read more
Numerous: Taking Folic Acid before getting pregnant & just after pregnancy is as important as maintaining it's use right through 9 months and on into breastfeeding. Folate (folic acid) protects or reduces the chance of many congenital malformations including spina bifida, congenital heart defects, cleft lips, limb defects, & urinary tract abnormalities. May reduce miscarriage and early delivery, placenta changes too. ...Read more
Prenatal vitamins: Prenatal vitamins have the suggested amount of Folic Acid to prevent neural tube defects seen in patients who don't get enough Folic Acid during pregnancy. It also has other vitamins and minerals needed for pregnancy as well. Ask your OB doc for the one they recommend. ...Read more
Very safe: This will not be absorbed and will not harm your developing baby. ...Read more
Folic acid: Is measured in micrograms. Your ob/gyn will prescribe. ...Read more
Vit C: Yes, as it is water soluble. You need to be careful not to burn the skin as it is an acid. Just be aware of the dosing. ...Read more
0.4 mg/400 microgram: The U.S. Public Health Service and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that all women of childbearing age consume 0.4 mg (400 micrograms) of folic acid daily to prevent two serious birth defects: spina bifida (the backbone does not form and close as it should) and anencephaly (the baby is born without parts of the brain and skull). A simple step to prevent serious problems! ...Read more