BeschreibungPlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Morning sickness, also known as nausea gravidarum, emesis gravidarum or pregnancy sickness is a condition that affects more than half of all pregnant women. Symptoms are often present in the early hours of the morning and reduce as the day progresses. But, in spite of its common name, the condition can occur at any time of the day and for most women, it stops around the 12th week of pregnancy. The condition is related to increased estrogen levels and creates nausea which can be mild or induce vomiting. However, it is not severe enough to cause metabolic derangement. In more severe cases which occurs in about 1% of pregnancies and is known as hyperemesis gravidarum, vomiting may cause dehydration, weight loss, alkalosis and hypokalemia...
Untertitel: Nausea, Vomiting and dehydration during pregnancy. Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: FastBook Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2012
Seitenanzahl: 128 Seiten