Can A Bad Diet Early In The Pregnancy Be Bad For The Baby?
I Just Found Out I Am 6 Weeks Pregnant. Up Until Now I Have Been Smoking, Drinking, Eating Whatever I Like And Still Continuing To Take My Birth Control Pills! I Had A Light Period When My Period Was Suppose To Come Which Is Why No Alarm Bells Went Off. What Kind Of Bad Things Could Happen To My Baby, If Anything?
Try not to beat yourself up too much as the baby will more than likely turn out fine if you cut your bad habits now.
You are actually technically 4 weeks pregnant, so it's a little bit better than six :) they take the date from the first day of your period the month you got pregnant, pregnancy usually occurring approx. 2 weeks after that date.
IF there were to be any ill effects from your lifestyle, they might have delayed bubs' brain development a little.
But more than likely, he/she will be fine know that you know you are pregnant. Good luck!
Can Diet Pills Make You Gain Weight?
I Started Using Hydroxycut Two Weeks Ago And Have Followed All Instructions And Suggestions That Go Along With It. I Cut Soda Completely Out Of My Diet, Started Eating Healthy And Have Been Working Out Everyday. I Even Have Been Eating Less Cause The Pills Help Curb Your Appitite. Since I Have Been Taking These Pills I Have Gained 7 Pounds!!! I Know Right!!! Does Anyone Know About This? Or Why This Could Be Happening. I'M Only 29 And Only Weigh 150. Just Did This To Lose Like 10 Pounds And Don'T Understand Why Its Doing The Opposite. The Excersise I Am Doing Is Only Cardio, No Weight Lifting So I Know Im Not Gaining Muscles. Please Help, Thanks
Normally the reaction to diet pills is the opposite of your situation.
People lose weight by reducing the amounts of food and waste in the system and the pill gets the credit. Then they stop and add more weight.
Keep doing what you are doing without the pills.
Hydroxycut claims to suppress appetite but does not contain any controlled compound proven with accepted clincal trials to do so. Lots of clinical studies. Different animals.
There are only three FDA approved suppressants and Hydroxycut certainly isn't one of them.
LSU medical school released a study two years ago reporting that 50% of the people observed over a six month exercise program actually gained weight.
They subconsciously added more calories to the diet justifying them with the exercise.
Revisit what you are eating for the answer.
Why Am I Getting So Fat So Early In Pregnancy?
So Im Just About 8 Weeks And Have Already Put On Like 15 Lbs. I Dont Understand. My Eating Habits Havent Really Changed, If Anything They Are Better. And Ive Been Exercising More Often. But I Went To The Doctor And In 2 Months I Went From 140 To 156 Lbs!!! My Stomach Looks Like Im About 3-4 Months Pregnant, And I Just Feel Bigger All Over. This Is My Second Pregnancy. Why Am I Gaining So Much Weight So Early?? I Just Feel Absolutly Disgusting.
That happens sometimes. If you are eating in a healthy way, getting exercise, and your doctor is not concerned, don't worry about it. Relax and enjoy the pregnancy and stop obsessing about weight.
How Well Does Hydroxycut Weight Loss Supplement Work?
Do Any Others Work Better?
I have a few friends and family members, as well as a friend who owns his own supplement store, and they all had something good to say about it. People will tell you that diet pills dont work...and they dont, unless you go on a proper diet and exercise regularly. So if you're going to take it, please dont starve yourself. Ive tried it...and it SUCKS! You get extremely nauseous.
I have never taken it myself, but have been curious. Im just personally skeptical about things that are advertised on TV so frequently.
Here's a website I ALWAYS go to before I try a new pill...
www.ultimatefatburner.com. They have hundreds of reviews on the latest diet pills and fads. Check it out for Hydroxycut...there is a section where people have sent in their reviews as well, so you will be able to see what others have to say about it. :-) Hope this helped!
Weight Loss Pills For Teens?
Last Year, I Went On A Diet And Lost About 35 Pounds. Over The Past Year, I Gained It All Back And Extra... I'M Only 16 And Going On A Diet Is The Hardest Thing I Can Ever Do. I Go To The Gym A Lot. I Weigh 240 Lb. Right. My Goal Over This Summer Is To Lose Alot Of Weight So My Friends Don'T Make Fun Of Me Anymore. To Lose Weight Fast, Should I Start Using Weight Loss Pills? Am I Allowed To Use These At The Age Of 16? Any Information Would Help. Please Help Me...
Ryan… Diet pills are not at all safe at any age. Now at 16 you are in growing stage, so diet pills not at all safe to you. Pills might leads to any other negative impacts, it may affect your health.
Ya… I agree with you, diet is very difficult to maintain but it is not impossible. Cut your excess weight in a healthy way by following simple diet tips like drink water a lot (minimum 8 glasses), take 3 apples in a day. When you feel hungry try to consume fruits especially strawberries, raspberries, papaya, carrots. These tips might be simple to follow and keep going on with exercises.
I wish you will reach your weight loss goal as early as possible that too in a healthy manner without any pills.
How Long Does A Xenical Pill Last?
I Was Using Xenical Before And It Was Really Good I Actually Reached My Ideal Weight And I Had Perfect Health For 2 Years Until I Got Really Unhealthy And Out Of Shape Now I'M Thinking Of Doing My Exercise, Diet And My Xenical Pills The Problem Is That I Have Them Since Like 2 Years Ago, I Was Wondering If This Is Ok Or If It'S Risky To Use Them After Two Years?
Any medication that is that old has probably reached its expiration date by now, and there are bound to be some risks. They may be mild or severe. I would recommend you try diet and exercise alone for a few weeks. If that just isn't working, or not working well enough, just make another visit to your doctor. Tell him you took it in the past. Since you tolerated it well before, and it produced results, he probably will not hesitate to write you a new prescription for it.
This time, once you get close to your ideal weight, discontinue it, but do continue watching your diet and continue to exercise. Diet and exercise is the best weight-loss and maintenance program there is.
Eating In Early Pregnancy I Need Some Advice?
I Can Find Anything That I Want To Eat!!! I Just Really Have No Appetite! Nothing Sounds Good, And Before I Wouldnt Be Able To Live Without A Cup Of Coffee In The Morning But Now Even Though Its Decaf I Cant Even Drink A Cup Of Coffee Because It Makes Me Sick......Is This Normal?!?!What Can I Eat Besides Crackers≫!≫!
That is very normal and I think most woman experiences this in early pregnancy.
Here is some more info and remedies from morning sickness.... Congrats....
What causes nausea and vomiting during pregnancy?
No one knows for sure what causes nausea during pregnancy, but it's probably some combination of the many physical changes taking place in your body. Some possible causes include:
• Rapidly rising levels of the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) during early pregnancy. No one knows how hCG contributes to nausea, but the timing is right: Nausea tends to peak around the same time as levels of hCG.
Estrogen, another hormone that rises rapidly in early pregnancy, is also considered a prime suspect, and it's possible that other hormones play a role as well.
• An enhanced sense of smell and sensitivity to odors. It's not uncommon for a newly pregnant woman to feel overwhelmed by the smell of a bologna sandwich from four cubicles away, for example, and that certain aromas instantly trigger her gag reflex. This may be a result of higher levels of estrogen.
• A tricky stomach. Some women's gastrointestinal tracts are simply more sensitive to the changes of early pregnancy.
You may have heard that morning sickness can be caused by a vitamin B deficiency. While taking a vitamin B6 supplement does seem to help ease nausea in many pregnant women, this doesn't mean they have a vitamin deficiency. In fact, at least one study has shown no significant differences in the levels of B6 in women with morning sickness and those without.
No one knows why B6 is helpful. There's also some evidence that taking a multivitamin at the time of conception and in early pregnancy helps prevent severe morning sickness, but again, no one knows why.
Some researchers have proposed that certain women are psychologically predisposed to having nausea and vomiting during pregnancy as an abnormal response to stress. However, there's no good evidence to support this theory. (Of course, if you're constantly nauseated or vomiting a lot, you certainly may begin to feel more stressed!)
Are some pregnant women more likely than others to feel nauseated?
You're more likely to have nausea or vomiting during your pregnancy if any of the following apply:
• You're pregnant with twins or higher multiples. This may be from the higher levels of hCG, estrogen, or other hormones in your system. You're also more likely to have a more severe case than average. On the other hand, it's not a definite thing — some women carrying twins have little or no nausea.
• You had nausea and vomiting in a previous pregnancy.
• You have a history of nausea or vomiting as a side effect of taking birth control pills. This is probably related to your body's response to estrogen.
• You have a history of motion sickness.
• You have a genetic predisposition to nausea during pregnancy. If your mother or sisters had severe morning sickness, there's a higher chance you will, too.
• You have a history of migraine headaches.
• You're carrying a girl. One study found that women with severe nausea and vomiting were 50 percent more likely to be carrying a girl.
Will my nausea affect my baby?
The mild to moderate nausea and occasional vomiting commonly associated with morning sickness won't threaten your baby's well-being. If you don't gain any weight in the first trimester, it's generally not a problem as long as you're able to stay hydrated and aren't starving yourself. In most cases, your appetite will return soon enough and you'll start gaining weight.
If nausea keeps you from eating a balanced diet, make sure you're getting the nutrients you need by taking a prenatal vitamin. Choose one with a low dose of iron or no iron if that mineral makes your nausea worse.
Severe and prolonged vomiting has been linked to a greater risk of preterm birth, low birth weight, and newborns who are small for their gestational age. However, a recent study of women who were hospitalized with severe vomiting found that those who were able to gain at least 15.4 pounds (7 kilograms) during their pregnancy had no worse outcomes than other women.
If I don't have morning sickness, does that mean I'm more likely to have a miscarriage?
Not necessarily. It's true that a number of studies have shown that women who have miscarriages are less likely to have had nausea. (If your baby or your placenta were not developing properly, you'd have lower levels of pregnancy hormones in your system, so it follows that you'd have little or no nausea.)
But there are plenty of women with perfectly normal pregnancies who manage to escape nausea during their first trimester. Count yourself lucky and don't obsess about it if you're not suffering!
What can I do to get relief?
If you have a mild case of nausea and vomiting, some relatively simple measures may be enough to help. (If not, there are safe and effective medications you can take.) Not all the following suggestions are supported by hard evidence, but obstetricians and midwives commonly recommend them, and many women swear by them.
• Try to avoid foods and smells that trigger your nausea. If that seems like almost everything, it's okay to eat the few things that do appeal to you for this part of your pregnancy, even if they don't add up to a balanced diet.
It might also help to stick to bland foods. Try to eat food cold or at room temperature, because it tends to have less of an aroma than when it's hot.
• Keep simple snacks, such as crackers, by your bed. When you first wake up, nibble a few crackers and then rest for 20 to 30 minutes before getting up. Snacking on crackers may also help you feel better if you wake up nauseated in the middle of the night.
• Eat small, frequent meals and snacks throughout the day so that your stomach is never empty. Some women find that carbohydrates are most appealing when they feel nauseated, but one small study found that high-protein foods were more likely to ease symptoms.
• Avoid fatty foods, which take longer to digest. Also steer clear of rich, spicy, acidic, and fried foods, which can irritate your digestive system.
• Try drinking fluids mostly between meals. And don't drink so much at one time that your stomach feels full, as that will make you less hungry for food. A good strategy is to sip fluids frequently throughout the day.
Aim to drink about a quart and a half altogether. If you've been vomiting a lot, try a sports drink that contains glucose, salt, and potassium to replace lost electrolytes.
• Give yourself time to relax and take naps if you can. Watching a movie (preferably not one about food!) or visiting with a friend can help relieve stress and take your mind off your discomfort. Or try hypnosis — while there's no definitive evidence that it helps with morning sickness, it has been shown to be effective in combating nausea during chemotherapy.
• Try taking your prenatal vitamins with food or just before bed. You might also want to ask your healthcare provider whether you can switch to a prenatal vitamin with a low dose of iron or no iron for the first trimester, since this mineral can be hard on your digestive system.
• Try ginger, an alternative remedy thought to settle the stomach and help quell queasiness. See if you can find ginger ale made with real ginger. (Most supermarket ginger ales aren't.) Grate some fresh ginger into hot water to make ginger tea, or see if ginger candies help.
A few studies found that taking powdered ginger root in capsules provided some relief, but be sure to talk to your provider before taking ginger supplements. There's no way to be sure how much of the active ingredient you're getting in these supplements, so some experts think it's best not to use them. (As with many other things that are helpful in small amounts, the effects of megadoses are unknown.)
• Try an acupressure band, a soft cotton wristband that's sold at drugstores. You strap it on so that the plastic button pushes against an acupressure point on the underside of your wrist. This simple and inexpensive device, designed to ward off seasickness, has helped some pregnant women through morning sickness — although research suggests that it may be largely a placebo effect.
• Ask your provider about a device that stimulates the underside of your wrist with a mild electric current. This "acustimulation" device costs about $75 and is available by prescription only. It's safe, and research has shown that this technique works well for some women.
What about anti-nausea medications?
If the measures above don't provide you with enough relief, let your provider know so you can get the help you need. If your nausea and vomiting is getting worse, waiting too long to take appropriate medication may make it more difficult to treat.
Your provider will likely suggest that you try taking vitamin B6. No one knows why B6 eases nausea in some expectant mothers, but research indicates that it works for some women and it's consistently been shown to be safe when taken in commonly recommended doses.
The usual dose for treating morning sickness is 10 to 25 milligrams three times a day, but check with your provider before taking anything. She can tell you how much to take and whether the amount in your prenatal vitamin should count as one of the doses. (The amount of vitamin B6 in prenatal supplements varies by brand.)
Don't take more vitamin B6 than your caregiver recommends. Too much can cause numbness and nerve damage and may not be safe for your developing baby.
If vitamin B6 isn't enough to do the job, there are other anti-nausea medications that are considered safe and effective during pregnancy.
What if I just can't keep anything down?
Call your provider if you haven't been able to keep anything — including fluids — down for 24 hours. (If you're newly pregnant and don't yet have a doctor or midwife, go to the emergency room.)
You may have a condition called hyperemesis gravidarum — literally, "excessive vomiting in pregnancy." This condition can be difficult to manage, but the sooner you're diagnosed and begin treatment, the more likely you'll be able to avoid severe symptoms.
Your caregiver will probably want to give you some intravenous fluids right away, since you'll most likely be seriously dehydrated. Then she'll need to do some tests to check your electrolyte levels and make sure no underlying illness is causing your constant vomiting. Depending on your condition, you may need to be hospitalized for a few days so that you can continue to receive IV fluids and medication.
Many women feel much better after they're rehydrated and are able to control their symptoms with anti-nausea medication. In rare cases, you'll need to continue to receive intravenous therapy on and off either in the hospital or at home.
If inadequately treated, hyperemesis gravidarum can result in chronic dehydration, weight loss, malnutrition, and other complications for you and your baby. For more information, visit the Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation website.
Is There A Safe And Effective Diet Pill? I Want To Give My Diet A Jump Start And Try A Diet Pill. There Are So So Many I Don'T Know How To Choose. Have Any Of You Tried Diet Pills, If So What Kind And Did You Have Results. My Doctor Said That Theres A Type That Mainly Works On Belly Fat That Are Safe But I Can'T Recall What Type She Suggested. Any Comments Would Help. Also, Do They Still Sell The Ones That Are Addictive? I Don'T Want To Be Hooked On Diet Pills.
None of them work. They may temporarily help you lose weight but when you are off of them, or your body builds up tolerance to them, then you gain it back.
Losing weight is not losing weight if you gain it back.
That’s what diet pills do, why do you think there is a new popular one every few months.
Now if you wonder if there are any good supplements and my answer is yes.
There are some supplements that you can take that can enhance a very healthy diet and fitness program and help you to stay committed to it.
7 Keto is an awesome metabolic enhancing compound that helps to reduce body weight and body fat by giving you more of a hormone that tells your thyroid to increase your metabolism. You may say wow, that’s what I need. No, the 7-Keto is all you need, not the other stuff. Yes but no, see the body can only take so much of it at a time before its eliminated by the blood and the rest becomes expensive urine. So you cant just take it alone, it must be part of a plan.
Hoodia by itself, not combined with other compounds, appears to affect the brain by making the stomach feel full and reducing the desire to eat.
Offers safe, caffeine-free, non-stimulant weight management support when used alone. It also may help in metabolizing fats.
Multivitamins - help you maintain the muscle that you have by providing nutrients your cells need. Understand if you don’t put enough nutrients in your body, you will lose muscle because your body will eat the muscle for those nutrients.
These supplements should be part of an overall lifestyle change, to a healthier one.
Does Phentermin Weight Loss Pills Work Well?
People Have Tols Me That The Pills Can Help You Lose Weight Pretty Fast....Is That True?
It seems that everybody wants to lose weight. But when most people say they want to lose weight, what they really mean is they want to lose weight without altering their current lifestyle. They want to lose weight without changing the foods that they eat, or without getting up off the couch, turning off the television, and engaging in regular physical exercise. Not surprisingly, there is a huge market that offers shortcuts to weight loss through cosmetic surgery, diet pills, nutritional supplements, and various diets -- such as the Atkins Diet.
There's a growing group of people who leap from one weight loss fad to another, in search of the one thing that's going to finally help them lose weight without having to alter the foods they eat. People don't want to give up their soft drinks; they don't want to give up pizza, and ice cream, and fast food. And they sure don't have time to go out and exercise on a regular basis. So the shortcuts market is absolutely astounding -- $9.4 billion was spent last year on cosmetic surgery alone, and hundreds of millions more were spent on weight loss pills, fat burning nutritional supplements, and low-carb foods. It's a tremendous market, and the public seems to be more than willing to keep spending money on these items, even though the real answers are to be found in something entirely different.
The reality of weight loss is that there are no shortcuts! You can have cosmetic surgery to remove fat from your thighs, or the back of your arms, but if you continue eating the way you've been eating, your body will just deposit the fat somewhere else on your body -- usually in a place that looks even stranger than when it was on your hips. Even if the cosmetic surgery works out for you, it doesn't alter your blood chemistry, your cardiovascular health, or your level of physical fitness. Meaning that you are just as unhealthy after the surgery as you were before, even though you may physically show less body fat. Something similar is true with foods as well. Many people continue to eat a diet high in refined carbohydrates, added sugars, and obesity-promoting ingredients, such as high-fructose corn syrup. Then in an attempt to lose weight, they will take a couple of weight loss pills each day, and hope that those pills will some how counteract the entire day of eating unhealthy, obesity-promoting foods. It just doesn't work this way.
If you really want to lose weight, you've got to do two things. First you have to avoid foods that promote obesity and weight-gain. These are the foods that are consumed by the vast majority of Americans, and are the ones that are the most popular in grocery stores and restaurants. Any food that's processed or manufactured is very likely to promote obesity, or some other chronic disease. Foods made with refined white flour or refined sugar, for example, will undoubtedly alter your blood sugar levels and tell your body to start storing fat. Foods high in saturated animal fats, such as red meat, or foods that are high in hydrogenated oils, like margarine or shortening, will also pack on the body fat, and harm your cardio-vascular health at the same time. Achieving a healthy body weight absolutely requires taking these foods out of your diet for the rest of your life. You can have either soft drinks and processed foods, or a healthy body weight -- but not both. In fact, much of the foods available today in the national food supply are simply incompatible with a healthy body weight, no matter how much surgery you undergo, and no matter how many weight loss supplements you attempt to take.
The other part of the equation here is physical exercise. The human body simply won't shed excess body fat without engaging in regular physical exercise. Physical exercise gives you a much higher metabolism; it helps you burn calories, even while you're sitting or sleeping. It also increases your lean body mass -- especially when you engage in strength training -- and that results in even more calories being burned when you are at rest. Physical exercise, in fact, modifies your body chemistry in a way that helps your body better use refined foods such as breads or pasta. When you eat those foods without engaging in physical exercise, you're automatically going to add weight. But when you have an extremely fit body that engages in regular exercise, such as jogging, swimming, walking, or biking, you can get away with eating a few processed foods. But still you have to limit your intake of processed foods if you want to maintain a healthy body weight.
In my own case, I engage in rather vigorous physical exercise several times per week, typically putting in 10 hours of exercise each week. And even then, I don't allow myself to eat any breads or pasta or refined carbohydrates of any kind. I don't consume breakfast cereals; I don't drink fruit-drinks or consume soft drinks. And what I've found is that if I eat a piece of bread or have a sandwich, then those refined carbohydrates alter my blood sugar in a way that makes me extremely hungry three or four hours later. If I had eaten a high protein meal, or a meal high in healthy fats and fibers, I wouldn't be hungry so quickly. So it is these processed foods that are in fact causing the obesity in the first place. And consuming diet pills or weight loss supplements simply isn't the answer to long-term weight loss. The answer is to look at your lifestyle, examine what you're doing wrong that needs to be corrected, and then have the courage to make the changes that will bring you into a healthy body weight and keep you there for life.
Whats The Fastest Working Weight Loss Pill?
The 5 best diet pills are supposed to be Orovo Detox, ZCA Stack, Phentermine (prescription only), Hamcho Slim and Hoodia Chaser.