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5 foods to avoid if you are pregnant

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5 foods to avoid if you are pregnant

Being pregnant is a blessing for sure but also this wonderful phase comes with many troubles. Whatever may be the situation is, one has to extremely careful when it comes to baby! In order to ease your doubts, we have come up with this food guide that tells you what not to eat during pregnancy. Read on.

  1. Alcohol: Say a big NO to alcohol because the baby’s liver cannot process alcohol. It can also lead to serious health conditions – heart defects, fetal alcohol syndrome etc.
  2. Caffeine: Limit your caffeine intake now because it can restrict the baby’s growth and also it reduces mother’s iron absorption.
  3. Unpasteurized juices: It is advisable to avoid unpasteurized fresh juices as they carry the risk of food poisoning from bacterial infection.
  4. Uncooked meat: If you are pregnant, avoid eating raw or uncooked meat and eggs as they may contain harmful bacteria like Listeria, Salmonella etc.
  5. Unpasteurized milk products: In case if you don’t know, the products made with unpasteurized milk is not healthy for an expecting mother due to the presence of harmful bacteria.

For further information and consultation:

Name: Dr. N. Divya Swetha

MBBS., DGO., DNB

For any queries , kindly email to drtidybiz@gmail.com

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Missed periods? Here are the early signs of pregnancy

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Missed periods? Here are the early signs of pregnancy

Are you planning for a baby? And missed your periods? Well, there is a fair chance for you expecting a baby! In such a case, do you know the early signs of pregnancy? Fret not! We have your back and summed up the list.

Take a look below:

1. Frequent urination
2. Dizziness
3. Cramping
4. Spotting
5. Nausea
6. Tender breasts
7. Fatigue
8. Food aversion

If you are experiencing the above symptoms, which indicate a possible pregnancy, pay a visit to the gynaecologist as early as possible to confirm the good news and take proper care of the baby from the early stage. Have a happy pregnancy!

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3 common period disorders you need to know

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3 common period disorders you need to know

Managing your period health might not be a simple task and we totally understand that it can be daunting especially if you lead a stressful life.

In this article, we have summed up the three common period disorders you should know. Give a quick read.

1. Menorrhagia: It is nothing heavy periods where a person bleeds for more than 7 days with large clots. This can be caused by cancerous or non-cancerous growths in the uterus, hormone fluctuations or other disorders. The treatment can include hormonal birth control, pain medication or even surger.

2. Amenorrhea: This usually means no periods and there are two types-
A. Primary Amenorrhea: Absence of menstruation in someone who hasn’t had a period by age 15
B. Secondary Amenorrhea: Absence of 3 or more periods in a row.
It can be caused due to childbirth, hormone fluctuations or lifestyle factors.

3. Dysmenorrhea: This means painful periods and it has two types.
A. Primary: It is just normal pain that we feel due to cramps on our period.
B. Secondary: Very severe pain during periods due to disorder or infection in the reproductive organs. It can be caused by tumours, pelvic infections, endometriosis etc.

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Read these 6 steps to better Menstrual Health

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Read these 6 steps to better Menstrual Health

Menstrual health matters. Period. But it is important to note that the food we eat and the lifestyle choices make a lot of difference. So, here are the few steps that contribute for a health period.

Read on but do not ignore. Practice them as well.

1. Start eating lots and lots of fresh vegetables and fruits because they are loaded with all essential nutrients and minerals.
2. Include fibre in your meals because it helps excrete excess Oestrogen.
3. Omega 3 and Omega 6 oils can reduce period cramps and the volume of menstrual fluid. These can be found in nuts, fish and seeds.
4. Try to avoid sugary foods and drinks because they can result in sharp changes in blood sugar levels that can cause a variety of cyclical symptoms like fatigue, headache, irritability tec.
5. Avoid caffeine too because it stimulates the production of stress hormones
6. Stay away from alcohol as well because it is packed with full of sugars, which can interfere with the metabolic system.

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