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Depression During Pregnancy Affect Infant’s Brain Anatomy, But No Change with Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs

When a woman comes in for a consultation regarding the use of medications during pregnancy, we spend most of our time reviewing the potential risks of exposure to medications during pregnancy.  However, we must also include a discussion of the effects of untreated psychiatric illness in the mother on the developing child, for there is… Read More »

A Visualization to Explain How Everyday Lifestyle Choices Affect Your Physical Fitness

Don’t let the momentum of your busy schedule rob you of the opportunity to improve your health. Try this visualization exercise to understand why everyday lifestyle choices affect your physical fitness. And most importantly, what you can do about it. Here’s how to start. Now imagine yourself sitting in this same place exactly one year… Read More »

Does diet affect depression?

Van Praag HM. A diet that is rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, soy, and other plant products may help reduce the stress-related symptoms of depression. Not all fat is the same, and eating the right types can help you strengthen your body inside and out. Thanks for sharing. Protein intake and in turn the… Read More »

How do diuretics affect sodium levels

The dawn phenomenon: What can you do? On the other hand, loop diuretics inhibit NaCl reabsorption in the thick ascending limb of the loop of Henle. Thiazide-induced hyponatremia and vasopressin release. Hypovolemia may stimulate the release of vasopressin because non-osmotic vasopressin secretion is very common in normovolemic and hypovolemic types of hyponatremia Considering the high… Read More »

How allergies affect the body

Allergic disease is one of the most common chronic health conditions in the world. People with a family history of allergies have an increased risk of developing allergic disease. Hay fever, eczema, hives, asthma, and food allergy are some types of allergic diseases. Allergy symptoms can range from mild to a serious, life-threatening allergic reaction… Read More »