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Which hormones exactly need to be rebalanced again after pregnancy?

Which hormones exactly need to be rebalanced again after pregnancy?

Post partum hormone: Normally, a variety of hormonal changes occur post partum. Only in endocrine disease do these hormones need to be 'rebalanced'. The most important hormone is thyroid rx in hypothyroidism. This med needs to be increased during pregnancy and then decreased after. Prolactin levels go up to assist breast feeding and can be reduced with meds if not breast feeding. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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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Which hormones need to be rebalanced after pregnancy to avoid depression?

Which hormones need to be rebalanced after pregnancy to avoid depression?

None: Unless there is associated signs and symptoms indicative of hormonal pathology, postpartum depression is considered a transient physiologic adjustment of the female hormones in the postpartum period, needs psychosocial therapy and awareness of safety for the mother and her baby, . ...Read more

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After a miscarriage, do your hCG levels have to be zero before you can get your period again?

After a miscarriage, do your hCG levels have to be zero before you can get your period again?

Essentially yes: Yes you want to see the beta HCG levels to go to near zero with a rapid decline. This will help reset normal. Hormonal balance. This may take a few months. ...Read more

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What numbers are the hCG levels supposed to be after an abortion?

What numbers are the hCG levels supposed to be after an abortion?

Pregnancy hormones: After an abortion or termination of pregnancy HCG levels should decrease sharpy until zero. Please make sure they drop to zero in a few days or weeks. Follow up with your obgyn for this. ...Read more

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How is it possible to be pregnant if you've had a period? i thought a period releases the exact things that you need to be pregnant

How is it possible to be pregnant if you've had a period? i thought a period releases the exact things that you need to be pregnant

Pregnancy: Sometimes women can have slight bleeding when baby gets implanted and that can be mistaken as period and one can be pregnant . Usually this bleeding is much lesser than usual menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant if hCG levels are above 100 after a recent ectopic pregnancy? How low would they have to be to ovulate again?

Is it possible to get pregnant if hCG levels are above 100 after a recent ectopic pregnancy? How low would they have to be to ovulate again?

Zero: You need to wait until the HCG reaches zero to try again. That is for several reasons. First you could be at danger from the ectopic still if is not totally gone. Also after a miscarriage or an ectopic it is possible to have a type of pregnancy cancer where the HCG never goes down to zero. So in either case it is very important to follow the HCG down to zero first, . ...Read more

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When you ovulate normally, does ovulation equate to the balanceing of all your hormones? Can you still have hormone imbalance?

When you ovulate normally, 
does ovulation equate to the balanceing of
all your hormones? Can you still have hormone imbalance?

Unclear?: Ovulation requires a specific sequence of hormonal chnages. 'balancing hormones' is not a medical concept, many hormone can be out-of-whack and ovulation can still occur. What 'balance' are you asking about? ...Read more

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After conception then comes implantation? And then after that I can take a pregnancy test? Where hcg levels will be more active?

After conception then comes implantation? And then after that I can take a pregnancy test? Where hcg levels will be more active?

See below: Hcg which is known as pregnancy hormone is only produced after implantation which occurs 5-7 days after fertilization. A urine pregnancy test is usually positive right around the day of a missed period ...Read more

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What can be done to get your period back after anorexia?

What can be done to get your period back after anorexia?

Malnutrition Problem: Once a woman or girl w/anorexia starts her recovery - starts reversing effects of malnutrition by eating a balanced diet 2 get the nutrients the body needs & 2 get hormones back in balance - her period is likely 2 return. Recovery can be very tough though & relapse common, so having good medical/mental health team is the ideal. If you have not had treatment, start with http://www.Anad.Org. ...Read more

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When will your body start releasing eggs again after a d&c? How soon after the procedure are you able to become pregnant again?

When will your body start releasing eggs again after a d&c?  How soon after the procedure are you able to become pregnant again?

HCG: When your blood levels of HCG drop to zero your body can resume cycling. After a D&C this is usually within 6 weeks, but can be longer dpending on how high teh HCG elvels were to begin with. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you know your uterus is back to normal after surgical abortion?

How can you know your uterus is back to normal after surgical abortion?

It takes time: It takes time for your uterus to fully recover after a surgical procedure. For a d;c, a full 4-6 weeks is required for the healing process to complete. It's also a good idea to follow up with your obgyn to get a pelvic exam just to make sure you are healing properly. ...Read more

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Once your hCG levels go back to 0 after miscarrying can you become pregnant again?

Once your hCG levels go back to 0 after miscarrying can you become pregnant again?

Hcg ; Miscarriage: It can take about a month for your HCG to drop down to 0 after a miscarriage. Certainly you could get pregnant afterwards as long as you are ovulating (you would know because you'd get a period afterwards), however most doctors recommend waiting a few months after a miscarriage prior to trying for pregnancy, usually about 3 months. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more