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Which Natural Supplements Are Safe To Take During Pregnancy
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
Pcos , ttc no luck of bfp .any natural supplements I could take to increase my chances of pregnancy and no miscarriage ?
Is Skinny Fiber safer to take during a normal pregnancy? It helps reduce hunger speed up matbolisim and it's all natural ingredients I'm 16 weeks
Unknown: All natural does not equate safe. I reviewed this product ingredients and none of them would be things tested by the FDA for safety in pregnant patients. I am assuming you might be overweight already and the best way to control weight during pregnancy is to eat a healthy diet that avoids simple carbohydrates (sugar). Lots of veggies and lean protein are best. Also limit your complex carbs. ...Read more
Are there any natural supplements safe to take that will help with my anxiety? I am currently taking 20mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) for my anxiety
Anyone who knows about natural supplements especially curcovia? Is it safe to take it while on high blood pressure medications. My gp doesn't know
"Curcovia": "curcovia" is a trade name for curcuma comosa, an herb in the ginger family. It's related to the more well-known curcuma longa, the tasty spice turmeric. It has at least weak estrogenic activity. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23552522 there's no interaction info w/bp meds -- but as w/the other curcumas, i'd suggest caution with anticoagulants like aspirin. Also it's expensive: $79 a month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Depends on what your are tanking the medicines for. ...Read more
Probably: Research suggests that pomegranate is safe in pregnancy. In fact, it may prevent some pregnancy complications. https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/headlines/pomegranate-juice-may-prevent-pregnancy-complications/ There isn't a lot of research on the extract, but its probably safe. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably- moderation: As is usually the case, no research has been done so no one knows for sure. However, lysine occurs naturally in many foods so every woman who has ever been pregnant has consumed lysine in their diet. Thus, it is certainly safe in moderation. The only possible concern is high doses may lower levels of arginine, another amino acid. Doses up to 1500 mg/day are probably safe. ...Read more
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
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