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Progesterone. The norm of the hormone in women, what to do with a reduced rate?
Latin progesterone means "for pregnancy." This hormone in women is secreted by the adrenal glands, brain tissue and cells of the corpus luteum in the ovaries, and male tissue of…

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Vitamin D. Everything You Wanted to Know About the Sun Vitamin
Vitamin D - a fighter for women's beauty and health. Not all women think that increased tooth sensitivity, hair loss, and many other problems are caused by a deficiency of…

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Estrogens. Why can the “most female” hormones be raised or lowered?
Estrogens are the most female hormones, although men also have them. In fact, this is not one hormone, but the collective name of sex hormones that are similar in characteristics.…

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First screening: ultrasound and blood chemistry

Pregnancy screening is a complex of studies. It includes ultrasound diagnostics (ultrasound) and a biochemical blood test. The first screening allows doctors to get detailed information about the health of the fetus and the expectant mother. The doctor makes all the indicators in a special program. It automatically calculates whether there are opportunities for the development of pathologies and the risks of anomalies. With its help, various developmental anomalies are eliminated, and the physiology of the unborn baby is revealed.

First trimester screening

A study is being conducted between the eleventh and thirteenth weeks of pregnancy. There is no point in conducting it earlier. Most of the data will be non-indicative.

The first screening includes two medical tests – ultrasound and hormone analysis. Continue reading

Headache during pregnancy: features, causes and treatment

Women who have a baby regularly suffer from migraines. Headaches often occur in the first three months of an “interesting” situation, and continue to bother until the baby is born.

Features of a headache during pregnancy

Often migraine attacks are accompanied by vomiting, indigestion, vision problems, nausea, dizziness, and other negative sensations. In many women, pain symptoms spread throughout the upper body. Often it breaks the back of the head, frontal parts of the head “tear” or crush whiskey.

Headache during pregnancy may not be associated with any pathology. In such cases, this is simply a reaction of the body to changes that occur with a woman. Hormonal “explosions”, toxicosis, lack of nutrients and vitamins and many other causes can trigger pain. Continue reading

What blood type will the child have? Define correctly

Inheritance of a certain blood group is strictly logical. And to determine it before birth is quite possible. For this, the maternal and papal GC must be known, as well as the Rh factors of both parents.

Determination of blood type in a child
The determination of the blood type of a child is of great importance for its development and health. It can be carried out long before his birth, while the fetus is still in the womb. Blood groups of parents should be accurately known before the baby is born. Because an unforeseen situation may occur during childbirth that may require transfusion. At such a moment, any delay may end in tragedy. If you correctly calculate what type of blood the child will have, you can find out the gender in advance. Also, according to the factors of blood fusion, the child will take the color of skin, hair and eyes from his parents.

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Why is folic acid needed for pregnant women?

There are a great many vitamins that the human body needs. An important element for health and development is folic acid (vitamin B9). It is she who is involved in metabolic processes, as well as in the production of red blood cells, in the work of the LCD tract and nervous system. In addition, B9 is actively involved in the functioning of the immune, vascular and cardiac systems. Folic acid is especially important during pregnancy, so you should not leave this substance unattended.

Why does a person need folic acid?

The human body must receive this vitamin in sufficient quantities. Many ignore him, believing that he does not play a significant role. In fact, folacin is vital for literally every person, because thanks to him:

– cell division is carried out;

– the processes of protein breakdown in the human body; Continue reading

Nutritional botulism: causes and symptoms

Botulism is a serious toxic and infectious disease, which, it would seem, remained in the distant nineties, when we ourselves made stewed meat or received canned goods overdue on cards … However, no! From time to time, people come across botulism, so this article will be useful to everyone.

Key Facts About the Disease
Clostridium botulinum – this is the name of a bacterium that, under conditions of low oxygen content, produces dangerous toxins (the very same botulinum toxins).
Botulinum toxins are among the most powerful poisons known to date.
Botulinum toxins block nerve impulses and can lead to respiratory and muscle paralysis.
Human botulism can be attributed to food botulism, childhood botulism, wound botulism and botulism as a result of inhalation of spores or other types of intoxication. Continue reading

Nutritional botulism: causes and symptoms
Botulism is a serious toxic and infectious disease, which, it would seem, remained in the distant nineties, when we ourselves made stewed meat or received canned goods overdue on cards…

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Split personality: myths and the truth about dissociative identity disorder
Dissociative identity disorder (previously multiple personality disorder) - a violation in which there is a split personality into two or more "I". For this reason, the term “split personality” cannot…

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Thrush (candidiasis): symptoms, causes and treatment
Thrush (vaginal candidiasis) at least once faced most women. This fungal disease can cause genital discomfort. However, this infection does not always require treatment. What is “thrush”, how to determine…

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The norm of blood sugar. How to take an analysis: before or after a meal
When we talk about blood sugar, we mean the amount of glucose. It is glucose that provides the body with energy. Its volume is influenced by hormonal balance, lifestyle and…

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