Pregnant

5 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…months. Caution: High doses of vitamin A should only be taken over the short term, meaning several days to several months. Women who could get pregnant should not take high-dose vitamin A. To relieve dry or cracked skin on your feet, some of my patients have had good success with an aloe…

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Try ‘Natural Nyquil’ This Cold and Flu Season

…taking 1–3 mg of melatonin 30–60 minutes before bedtime, preferably on an empty stomach. Melatonin should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or nursing or before driving. Now it’s your turn: Do you have any natural cold remedies for cold and flu season you’d like to share?…

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New Study Shows Coffee Can Prevent or Delay Alzheimer’s

…said before, coffee provides exceptional health benefits, so go ahead and drink up. If you’re sensitive to caffeine, are pregnant or expecting to become pregnant, however, go easy on the caffeine. Now it’s your turn: Have you found that coffee improves your mental function? You May Also…

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Health Benefits of Coffee: Prevent Skin Cancer

…there are some folks who need to be careful about how much coffee they drink. If you have high blood pressure or you’re pregnant or expecting to become pregnant, I recommend that you go easy on coffee since the risk associated with consuming caffeine outweighs the benefits of coffee. And…

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Probiotics for Weight Loss?

…the microbiota extract and absorb more calories from food and store them in fat cells. Research on Probiotics for Weight Loss In a recent study, pregnant women who took probiotic supplements during their first trimester were only half as likely as a control group to have abdominal obesity a year…

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Help Save a Child’s Life

…runs until 12:00 pm PST on November 15, 2014. What Does Vitamin Angels Do? Vitamin Angels helps at-risk populations in need—specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five—gain access to life-saving and life-changing vitamins and minerals. In 2014, Vitamin Angels is…

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Caffeine Withdrawal...A Mental Disorder?!?

…and beneficial for most people. Too much caffeine, however, makes some individuals jittery and can interfere with sleep. Experts recommend that pregnant women have no more than 200–300 mg of caffeine per day. (A cup of coffee contains 80–100 mg.) Now it’s your turn: Which of these…

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