Thursday, January 21, 2010

When do I ovulate? The day Of Ovulation?

For people trying to conceive, It is important to know some signs of Ovulation.
The start of ovulation can be detected by various signs. Because the signs are not readily discernible by people other than the woman herself, humans are said to have a concealed ovulation.

The most accurate way is to use an Ovulation kit. You can buy it online from here

then there is some signs
Women near ovulation experience changes in the cervix, in mucus produced by the cervix, and in their basal body temperature. Furthermore, many women also experience secondary fertility signs including Mittelschmerz (pain associated with ovulation) and a heightened sense of smell.
Many women experience heightened sexual desire in the several days immediately before ovulation. One study concluded that women subtly improve their facial attractiveness during ovulation and period.

Monday, January 18, 2010

How to overcome Morning sickness in Pregnancy?

Morning thickness affects the Pregnant , women on hormonal contraception or hormone replacement therapy.

-Avoiding an empty stomach.
-Eating five or six small meals per day, rather than three large ones
(BRAT is the mnemonic acronym for Bananas, Rice, Applesauce and Toast,)
-Drinking liquids 30 to 45 minutes after eating solid food.
-Vitamin B6 (either pyridoxine or pyridoxamine),

Sunday, January 17, 2010

How to overcome Varicose veins in Pregnancy?

Varicose veins

* Caused by: relaxation of the venous smooth muscle and increased intravascular pressure.
* Treatment: elevation of the legs, pressure stockings
* relieve swelling and pain with warm sitz bath.
* Avoid obesity, lengthy standing or sitting, constrictive clothing and constipation and bearing down with bowel movements

How to overcome Hemorrhoids in Pregnancy?


* Caused by: increased venous stasis and IVC compression leading to congestion in venous system along with increased abdominal pressure secondary to constipation.
* Treatment: topical anesthetics, treatment of constipation, Consult your doctor.

How to overcome Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Pregnancy?

* Caused by: relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and increased transit time in the stomach (normal in pregnancy)
* Treatment: avoid spicy and rich acidic Food, multiple small meals a day, avoid lying down within an hour of eating, sleeping in a comfortable chain
consult you doctor

How to overcome Edema in Pregnancy?

* Caused by: compression of the inferior vena cava (IVC) and pelvic veins by the uterus leads to increased hydrostatic pressure in lower extremities.
* Treatment: raising legs above the heart, patient sleeps on her side

How to overcome Dehydration in Pregnancy?

* Caused by: expanded intravascular space and increased Third Spacing of Fluids
* Treatment: fluid intake
* Complication: uterine contractions, which may occur because dehydration causes body release of ADH, which is similar to oxytocin in structure. Oxytocin itself can cause uterine contractions and thus ADH can cross-react with oxytocin receptors and also cause contractions.