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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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not sure: There is no known term called "hormonal pregnancy. "i suspect you may be thinking of an early miscarriage, what some people call a "chemical pregnancy. " this kind of miscarriage a pregnancy occurs with a low beta HCG hormone level. The baby miscarries very early before there any signs of pregnancy. ...Read more
HCG: The hormone human Chorionic Gonadotropin (better known as hcg) is produced during pregnancy. It is made by cells that form the placenta, which nourishes the egg after it has been fertilized and becomes attached to the uterine wall. Levels can first be detected by a blood test about 11 days after conception and about 12 - 14 days after conception by a urine test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What a feeling!: Pregnancy hormones kick in at a point when you start to notice everything from morning sickness to food cravings. Of course there are rapid body changes from a swelling abdomen and breasts to the "facial glow of pregnancy" .Hormones are responsible for it all. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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