Linea Nigra During Pregnancy

Linea negra occurs in pregnant women due to hormone changes, more specifically the increase of estrogen, which causes an increase in pigment melanin.

Pregnancy Mood Swings

Most women begin experiencing mood swings around six weeks into pregnancy. The moodiness usually lasts until about 10 weeks into pregnancy and tends to disappear during the second trimester.

False Pregnancy (Pseudocyesis)

It is generally estimated that false pregnancy is caused by changes in the endocrine system of the body, leading to the secretion of hormones that cause physical changes similar to those during pregnancy.

Vaginal Bleeding and Spotting During Pregnancy

Bleeding and spotting in pregnancy don’t always mean there’s a problem, but they can be a sign of miscarriage or other serious complications. Call your health care provider if you have any bleeding or spotting, even if it stops

Unusual Signs of Pregnancy

Many unusual symptoms can be attributed to increased levels of pregnancy hormones in your body, such as estrogen and progesterone, and are actually normal.

Help For Relieving Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

For most women there are steps you can take to decrease your chances of getting varicose veins. Exercising daily, such as by taking a walk, can improve the circulation in your legs.

What Causes Varicose Veins in Pregnancy?

Add to that the pressure your burgeoning uterus puts on your pelvic blood vessels, and the vessel-relaxing effects of the extra progesterone your body is producing.


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