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Health Warnings During Pregnancy Women Should Not Ignore

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
Pregnancy can be an exciting as well as a concerning time for many women. Expecting a child comes with worries whether it will come out healthy and safe. Pregnant women should also learn to watch out of certain warning signs that may affect their pregnancy. Here are some health warnings to watch out for. Abnormal Swelling A pregnant woman may feel swollen everywhere during her pregnancy. While it may be generally a

Health Warning Signs Women Shouldn’t Ignore

Friday, January 8th, 2021
Women can experience certain health conditions that can greatly affect their way of life. Certain symptoms can be warning signs of something that might get serious over time. Here are some of the warning signs that women should watch out for. Long Heavy Menstrual Cycles The menstrual period can be different among women. Some may have their periods from two to seven days each cycle. Others may also have it more than

Potential Risk With Geriatric Pregnancy

Friday, March 22nd, 2019
A geriatric pregnancy occurs when a woman 35 years or older has undergone a positive conception. It is also known as an advanced maternal age pregnancy. While it is possible to have a healthy pregnancy and baby beyond 35 years old, there are also associated risks to consider that can increase with age. Here are just some of them. Low Birth Weight Of Child Getting pregnant in your mid-thirties and beyond

Persistent Health Myths People Still Believe

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
Because of the many advances with regards to health and fitness today, many people think that they know more when it comes to health than ever before. But unfortunately, there are some who still believe in certain myths that seem to persist even today. Here are just some of them. Myth 1: “Alcohol can warm up the body.” One of the pervading myths out there regarding drinking alcohol is that it can warm u

Factors That Affect Breast Cancer Risk

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Breast cancer is one of the more common types of cancer that affects a large number of women. In fact, it is considered to be the fourth deadliest form of cancer among US women. While men can also be diagnosed with breast cancer, a majority of the cases affect women. There are different factors that can determine one’s cancer risk. Here are some of them. Family History of Cancer If you have a loved one or a c

Additional Folic Acid During Pregnancy Is Linked To Lower High Blood Pressure Risk In Kids

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
A new study suggests that higher folic acid levels in pregnant women can lead to lower high blood pressure risks in kids if their mothers have heart disease risks. The said study is able to show that better nutrition can benefit kids if mothers have heart disease risk factors. The findings were published in the American Journal of Hypertension. Researchers from the University of Boston looked into data from almost

Study: Female Blood Pressure Before Conception May Predict Baby’s Gender

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
Knowing the gender of a baby seems to be one of the awaited events of a pregnancy. And because of this, there has been quite a number of so-called “ways” of trying to determine the gender of the baby that are largely unproven scientifically. These are wives’ tales that try to predict if a baby will be a boy or a girl while still in the womb. A recent study published in China may have found a possi

Father’s Diet Play Crucial Role In Health Of Offspring

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
When it comes to kids, people usually associate them with the other’s first. It may be understandable, since it is the women who give birth to them. However, a recent study suggests that the father may also play a significant role in the child’s development as well. Aside from the genes, researchers from McGill University say that a father’s diet prior to conception may play an important role in t

Study: Weight Loss Surgery May Lead To Premature Births

Friday, November 15th, 2013
Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggest that weight loss surgery in women may likely lead to an increased incidence of premature birth in case they get pregnant. These pregnancies may require more careful monitoring since they are considered as high-risk. The findings of the study are published in the British Medical Journal or BMJ. Bariatric or weight loss surgery has recently increased in rec

Osteoporosis Facts Women Should Know

Saturday, October 19th, 2013
Osteoporosis is the general weakening of the bones usually brought about by aging. It causes the bones to easily fracture or break. Women are prone to osteoporosis and are at greater risk of having the condition as they age. Here are some important osteoporosis facts that women should know. Diabetes increases osteoporosis risk. If you suffer from diabetes, you should be aware that you are at a higher risk of develo