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What can I do to prevent a miscarriage?

What can I do to prevent a miscarriage?

Depends: Have you had miscarriage in the past? If yes, why? Do you have a clotting disorder? In general, getting a good diet with fresh fruits and vegetables, prenatal vitamin, regular exercise, scheduled relaxation time, adequate sleep, no herbal meds or supplements, and low stress levels are helpful. If you have certain problems as above, the need the advice of an obstetrician. Good health! ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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What can i do to prevent a miscarriage?

What can i do to prevent a miscarriage?

Stay healthy: Lower risk by not smoking or drinking. Establish a high level of fitness through exercise prior to getting pregnant. Take prenatal vitamins and eat a healthy diet prior to getting pregnant. If you are overweight do everything you can to get to a normal body weight before becoming pregnant. Finally, if you are in an abusive relationship, LEAVE and do not get pregnant with the abuser. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid miscarriage?

What can I do to avoid miscarriage?

Nothing...but: Really nothing you can do except to stay healthy. Most miscarriage occur from genetically abnormal pregnancy. So technically speaking ivf and pgd genetic testing prevents most miscarriages but that is advanced treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent cramps?

What can I do to prevent cramps?

Stretch: Stretch, hydrate well, include enough magnesium and potassium in the diet (dairy and bananas) or consider a magnesium supplement (careful if kidney issues). Stretch some more. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent aging?

What can I do to prevent aging?

Keep it simple: Diet right/Eat more vegitables, meat once a week and avoid sugars and white flour products which cause insulin spikes. Be sun smart/ wear sunblock SPF 15 daily and SPF 30 when outdoors for long periods. Good behavior/ exercise 2-3 times week avoid nicotine and drink red wine for natural resveratrol once a week. ...Read more

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What should I do to prevent pregnancy?

What should I do to prevent pregnancy?

Contraception: Be sure to use a reliable form of contraception and see a board certified family doctor or board certified OB gyn if possible on a regular basis. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent seizures?

What can I do to prevent seizures?

Few tips: Take your seizure medication as directed, stop drinking alcohol, get enough sleep, minimize stress. If you know of any particular trigger, avoid it. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent hairfal?

What can I do to prevent hairfal?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent nightmares?

What can I do to prevent nightmares?

Reduce Stress: I find that writing in a journal about the emotions of the day is a very helpful way to process stress. Other individuals benefit from meditation, light exercise, soothing tea. The mindbody workbook, is a tool i developed to help people process stress and tension associated with physical symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent having herpes?

What can I do to prevent having herpes?

...: Using latex condoms decreases risk of getting herpes. You can get genital herpes by having sex (oral, vaginal, anal) with someone who has herpes. The virus can be found in the sores, but there does not need to be an open sore to get the virus. This is known as “asymptomatic shedding.” there is treatment but no cure. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent another ectopic pregnancy?

What can I do to prevent another ectopic pregnancy?

Nothing really: Having had one ectopic pregnancy increases the chance of another one in the future by about 20%. Short of having ivf done - whereby the fertilized embryo would be implanted into the uterus, there isn't anything that could be done to prevent implantation into the tube. Sorry. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent stroke?

What can I do to prevent stroke?

Risk factors: Control hypertension, high blood fats, especially triglycerides, avoid elevation of homocysteine, treat heart disease vigorously, careful control of diabetes, and exercise regularly, and foliow mediterranean diet. If prior stroke or tia, take Aggrenox and a statin. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent constipation?

What can I do to prevent constipation?

Fiber is good but: If you are not drinking enough fluid it can lead to constipation. Remember caffeine and alcohol dehydrate and lead to constipation. Generally i recommend 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids every day. It will take 10-14 days of this regimen to see improvement. If not better need to have a GI workup for other causes of constipation. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent myself from having a miscarriage?

What can I do to prevent myself from having a miscarriage?

Relatively little: Most miscarriages are due to genetic abnormalities in the pregnancy and are lost for that reason. If you have 2 or more losses or lost a pregnancy later on in pregnancy, it is a good idea to see a fertiility doctor for an evaluation to look for preventable causes of recurrent miscarriages. If you have have one or no miscarriages in the last, there no reason to intervene. ...Read more

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What can I do to help prevent melanoma?

What can I do to help prevent melanoma?

Skin exam, avoid sun: Avoid the sun and protect yourself by wearing hat, sunglasses, sunscreen with spf 30 or higher, uv protective clothing. If you have a family history of melanoma, be seen more often by a dermatologist. Have regular skin checks and examine yourself monthly looking for new suspicious lesions or changes in pre-existing lesions. Early detection is key. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent nafld?

What can I do to prevent nafld?

Weight loss: Weight loss helps lower Insulin levels an overall fatty deposits in the liver and abdomen. Alcohol consumption should be kept to a minimum. ...Read more

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What can I do to help increase pregnancy?

What can I do to help increase pregnancy?

There are a number..: ..of tips. Have lots of sex..about 3 times a week to optimize catching you at ovulation. Go ahead and use ovulation predicting tests or take your temperature; learn about and track your cervical mucus. Sex every other day when ovulating. Maybe lie still for 15 min after intercourse. Get to a healthy weight. Eat healthy, don't overdo exercise. DE-STRESS:) Get a pre-conception check-up; STOP SMOKING ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent pimples?

What can I do to prevent pimples?

Acne: While acne is hormonally and genetically driven and impossible to prevent , it is controllable with appropriate antibacterial washes and creams, topical and oral antibiotics , and accutane. See a dermatologist at the earliest signs of acne. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent boils?

What can I do to prevent boils?

Local hygiene: Need to have your nose swabbed for mrsa. Then use alcohol wipes on your hands multiple imes aday. May need to take an antibiotic for weeks months. May need to shower with hibiclens for weeks. Change your towell every night. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more