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Quick Take A lot of online videos and discussion claims that rubbing Vicks Vaporub on belly helps reducing fat. Many suggest that the camphor content...

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Does gestational diabetes cause nausea?

Mild nausea is a symptom of gestational diabetes. However, nausea during pregnancy can happen due to many other reasons. It is not advisable to...

How frequently should I have blood glucose tests if I have gestational diabetes?

If you have gestational diabetes, your doctor will recommend frequent check-ups, especially in your last three months of pregnancy. During these check-ups, your doctor...

Is gestational diabetes genetic?

Your chances of developing gestational diabetes increase if an immediate family member, such as a parent or sibling, had gestational diabetes or has been...

What kind of weight gain should I expect with gestational diabetes?

Increase in weight is normal during pregnancy. However, if you have an uncontrolled weight increase due to wrong food choices, chances of gestational diabetes...

Can I eat pizza during gestational diabetes?

No, you should not eat pizza or any other junk food if you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during your pregnancy. Even 2 slices...

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Vitamin D deficiency? Here is a easy to manage daily diet

Vitamin D is hard to get through diet. If you are not careful, you will end up missing the requisite amount your body needs. Our body makes...

12 nutrients that can help you beat depression

Depression is caused by a series of factors including genetics, hormones, illness and stress. However, according to researchers your diet may help to some extent in controlling...

Is Vitamin C good for diabetic patient?

Vitamin C has positive effects on blood sugar level, as shown in multiple researches. Vitamin C may make up for low blood levels of insulin, which normally works...

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How much can I walk during gestational diabetes?

If you have gestational diabetes, walking 2 or 3 times a day, everytime for 30 minutes will be beneficial to your health. Walking can...

How can I reduce the chance of gestational diabetes?

You develop gestational diabetes when your body becomes more resistant to insulin. If you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, it means your body isn’t...

When and why should I get tested for gestational diabetes?

You should be screened for gestational diabetes during your pregnancy. Your doctor will recommend an oral glucose tolerance test to screen gestational diabetes. This...

Can I exercise with gestational diabetes?

Yes you can exercise if you are pregnant and is diagonised with gestational diabetes. In fact, exercising under adequate supervision is both safe as...

Can I breastfeed my baby if I had gestational diabetes?

Yes, you can breastfeed your baby even if you had gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Breastmilk is good for the baby. If you breastfeed the...

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Can stress be beneficial?

Stress is not always bad, it can be beneficial too. Sometimes, you may discover that you perform well on days when you are stressed. Moderate levels...

What are the primary causes of obesity?

Primary causes of obesity include unhealthy food choices, lack of physical activity, genetics or other medical conditions. Unhealthy food choices that lead to obesity could...

Can I have normal delivery if I have gestational diabetes?

If you have gestational diabetes and nearing your due date, you are probably worried whether you will have a normal delivery. But you need...

How should I keep a check for gestational diabetes during my pregnancy?

If you develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, you need to stick to your treatment plan. This would help you have a good pregnancy and...

Is gestational diabetes genetic?

Your chances of developing gestational diabetes increase if an immediate family member, such as a parent or sibling, had gestational diabetes or has been...

What is metabolic syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that occur together increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Metabolic syndrome occurs...
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