fibromyalgia and pregnancy

Fibromyalgia and Pregnancy- Is it Possible?

Pregnancy is a cycle that demands a lot from your body especially in the first three months. The high hormone levels can cause all manner of symptoms including nausea, fatigue, mood swings and sleepiness. When one is suffering from fibromyalgia also known as fibrositis, the symptoms may be more pronounced. […]

pregnant foot pain

Why do my feet hurt during pregnancy?

In addition to overall weight gain and a noticeably swollen abdomen, a number of women have swollen feet and legs while they are expecting. The additional weight can put more pressure on the feet, which can make it difficult for some women to move quickly while pregnant. This is usually […]

pregnancy heart disease

Can Pregnancy Cause Heart Disease?

Many pregnant women are more concerned with back problems, eating a healthy diet, and staying fit, a growing body of research shows that pregnancy comes with a hidden danger: an increased risk of heart attack and heart disease. While uncommon, it is possible for pregnant women to develop rare heart […]

signs of gestational diabetes during pregnancy

What are the signs of gestational diabetes during pregnancy?

Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that only occurs during pregnancy, and this condition affects about 18 percent of all pregnant women each year. Gestational diabetes normally begins to develop between weeks 24 and 28 of pregnancy when hormones from the placenta start to block insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is created […]

Pregnancy Back Pain

Back Pain during Pregnancy Sign of Serious Problems

While some women find pregnancy to be a joy, others experience one uncomfortable symptom after another. One of the most common and even painful side effects of pregnancy is back pain. This makes sense when you consider that your center of gravity is changing, you’re gaining weight, and hormonal changes […]