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Board: Pregnancy 10-06-2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By sallyko
Re: skin darkening during pregnancy

You can use a small mirror and look between your legs, why in the sink? :)
Good luck to you.
Have a happy healthy baby.
Board: Pregnancy 10-06-2005, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By sallyko
skin darkening during pregnancy

Hi
I'm 34 weeks pregnant.
I have a question about the skin changes during pregnancy. I read that it's called melazma and happens due to overproduction of melanin. It's my second pregnancy and I...
Board: Kidney Disorders 05-01-2005, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,550
Posted By sallyko
Re: Kidney Stone pain

Kidney stones form when the salts and minerals that are normally found in the urine become out of balance. Different kinds of kidney stones are formed from salts in the urine. Consumption of too much...
Board: Pregnancy 04-12-2005, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By sallyko
Re: boy or girl?

I was 24 weeks pregnant when an ultrasound found out the sex of the baby , it was a girl and now I have a beautiful 4 y.o. daughter. Currently I'm 9 weeks pregnant.
A baby needs to co-operate too :)...
Board: Infertility 04-12-2005, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By sallyko
I'm pregnant

Hi guys
You might remember me. I have 4 y.o daughter (conceived naturally during the first cycle) and since then have been ttc for more than a year, I'm 37. After delivery in 2001 I went on...
Board: Pregnancy 03-24-2005, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By sallyko
Re: Hypothyroidism

Hi Zecat

Thank you for replying. My PCP called me back and said she would give me an order for bloodwork. I went to the lab today and got it done. Now I'm gonna wait for the results.

I hate it...
Board: Pregnancy 03-23-2005, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By sallyko
Re: Hypothyroidism

I meant that my old gyn would prescribe me a different dose of Synthroid, 50 mg. During my first pregnancy I was taking 50 mg. After my baby was born I started taking 75 mg. It's been 4 years. She...
Board: Pregnancy 03-22-2005, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By sallyko
Re: Hypothyroidism

I'm almost 6 weeks pregnant and my appointment will be in 2 weeks. I've been on synthroid since my first pregnancy. My previous gyn said to me that she would prescribe me a different dose of...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-07-2005, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,699
Posted By sallyko
Re: Hyper with Hypo Symptoms!

I'm hypo, have underactive thyroid and I've been on Synthroid.
One of the symptoms of hypo is constipation. And one of the symptoms of hyper is frequent bowel movements.

I never have...
Board: Infertility 12-13-2004, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,545
Posted By sallyko
Re: Trying the pregnancy potion?

Congratulations! How old is your sister? did she conceive naturally?
Board: High Cholesterol 11-17-2004, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By sallyko
Re: USA colesterol readings and Canadian readings

My sister's TC is 6.2 mmol/l.
So I converted it in mg/dl, 6.2x38.67 = 240 mg/dl.
she said the normal range is within 3.2 - 6.3 mmol/l
If we convert it in USA range it will be over 200 mg/dl.
Board: Trying to Conceive (TTC) 11-11-2004, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By sallyko
Re: ttc and thyroid disorders

And I have to say that I was pregnant twice after my first child was born. I was on Synthroid. I had a tubal pregnancy and a miscarriage.
Board: Back Problems 11-11-2004, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Mri
Views: 349
Posted By sallyko
Mri

Hi
I just have a question. My husband has a pain in his lower back. So the primary care physician wants him to have MRI. I 'm concerned about the side effects of scanning.
Besides, we are trying to...
Board: Trying to Conceive (TTC) 11-11-2004, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,850
Posted By sallyko
Re: TTC and thyroid problems

I never had any thyroid problems. First time I got it when I got pregnant< i was 3-4 weeks pregnant my gyn found that I had thyroid disorders and she put me on Synthroid 50mg right away. We conceived...
Board: Trying to Conceive (TTC) 11-11-2004, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By sallyko
ttc and thyroid disorders

I know that hypothyroidism may cause infertility. I just wanted to know if there is anybody with thyroid disorders who conceived easily, naturally. I'm on Synthroid, bloodwork came up normal.
...
Board: Trying to Conceive (TTC) 11-11-2004, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,948
Posted By sallyko
Re: I don't want a girl - advice!

i always wanted to have a son but when I got a baby girl I loved her so much that I would like to have one more daughter. It's a blessing to have a daughter. Believe me when you get a baby you won't...
Board: High Cholesterol 11-11-2004, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,551
Posted By sallyko
Re: Well, I tried everything, now I've gotta go back on Statins...

I don't wanna insult the doctors, my sisters are doctors, their husbands are doctors, but I don't understand why some doctors do that harm to their patients.
I get mad every time when I see the...
Board: High Cholesterol 11-10-2004, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,551
Posted By sallyko
Re: Well, I tried everything, now I've gotta go back on Statins...

I think you need to lose weight, exercise more and eat very healthy, avoid junk food. Here is some info about statins.

Pharmaceutical companies have concocted a variety of drugs collectively...
Board: High Cholesterol 11-09-2004, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,552
Posted By sallyko
Re: Pomegranates-whole, juice & extract

Pomegranate Juice reduces the oxidation of LDL (i.e. makes LDL, the “bad cholesterol,” less toxic) and so fights the development of atherosclerosis (or “hardening of the arteries”).

According to...
Board: High Cholesterol 11-05-2004, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,054
Posted By sallyko
Re: High Cholesterol at 22?!

Total normal levels of cholesterol should be under 200. 200 to 239 is borderline high; and 240 and higher is considered high.

LDL normal levels of cholesterol, or "bad" cholesterol, should be...
Board: High Cholesterol 11-05-2004, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,054
Posted By sallyko
Re: High Cholesterol at 22?!

As far as I know cholesterol test requires 12 hours fasting. I think you shouldn't have eaten anything before the test. My doctor didn't tell me anything about fasting and I found out that only when...
Board: High Cholesterol 11-03-2004, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,033
Posted By sallyko
Re: Garlic lowers cholesterol

My problem is i hate taking pills. i 've been taking Synthroid since 2000, it's been 4 years, my TSH is normal now and i have no choice, i have to take it for the rest of my life.
I don't wanna add...
Board: High Cholesterol 11-03-2004, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,033
Posted By sallyko
Garlic lowers cholesterol

With garlic you can expect a droop in cholesterol of anywhere from 10 to 20 percent. It doesn’t take much to do the job. In one study 261 people were given 800 milligrams of dried garlic for 16...
Board: High Cholesterol 11-01-2004, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,804
Posted By sallyko
Re: Almonds

I eat almonds, walnuts, raisins, dates, hazelnuts every day (my favorite snacks), my cholesterol was 231 in April, now it's 227. I think drinking green, black teas and eating properly (not doing any...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 10-30-2004, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,672
Posted By sallyko
Re: Blood test results....

Hey guys
I've been on Synthroid for 4 years. I'm just wondering are there any severe side effects of Synthroid?
I'm feeling fine, have no problems but still curious about what it could cause in my...
Board: High Cholesterol 10-30-2004, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,052
Posted By sallyko
Re: oolong tea lowers cholesterol

So have you had any positive results so far?
Along with drinking tea we need to eat properly, drink plenty of water every day, exercize regularly or just walk every day.
I used to walk alot...
Board: High Cholesterol 10-30-2004, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,052
Posted By sallyko
Re: oolong tea lowers cholesterol

The University of Chicago's Tang Center for Herbal Medical Research on epigallocatechins (EGCG) (which are part of green tea) - shows blood levels of glucose (sugars), lipids (fats), and cholesterol...
Board: High Cholesterol 10-29-2004, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,052
Posted By sallyko
oolong tea lowers cholesterol

It's known that teas lowers cholesterol. Green, oolong, black teas. I'm a tea drinker. I've been drinking tea since I was 4 years old. That's what we drink in my country on a daily basis. But for...
Board: Infertility 10-26-2004, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By sallyko
Re: progesterone

I read about the brownish spotting a few days before period as a sign of low progesterone. I had it for 6 months , i was very nervous those days and when i charted my temps my luteal phase appeared...
Board: Infertility 10-25-2004, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,313
Posted By sallyko
Re: Bfp!!!

Congratulations!
Have happy and healthy 9 months. Enjoy pregnancy and your new arrival!
Board: Infertility 10-22-2004, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,458
Posted By sallyko
Re: clomid question

Low progesterone levels may be responsible for the luteal phase defect when your luteal phase is short and not enough for implantation and pregnancy to happen.
Do you know if your luteal phase is...
Board: Infertility 10-22-2004, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,978
Posted By sallyko
Re: New - Desperatley trying to concieve

Thanks for reply.
Good luck to you.

Baby dust to you and all.
Board: Infertility 10-22-2004, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,978
Posted By sallyko
Re: New - Desperatley trying to concieve

Hi wild shiutzu

So after finding that about dh what are you gonna do? What did a doctor say to do? Circumsize?
I wish you good luck.
I agree with you about the drugs RE wants to put the women on...
Board: Infertility 10-21-2004, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By sallyko
Re: Newbie here

It might be a matter of time. Just have a healthy lifestyle, eat properly, drink plenty of water, exercise. I don't know how old you are but if you're not over 3o and everything is fine with you then...
Board: Infertility 10-19-2004, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By sallyko
Re: Help! I am new here and have some questions.

Hi Chelle
You're right. Start taking your basal body temperature by using a basal body thermometer. I hope you know how to do that.
The temperature is taken orally each morning before arising,...
Board: Infertility 10-13-2004, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By sallyko
Re: Do I really want to know?!

Good luck to you.
It must be very hard to go through all these difficulties. My heart breaks for you and the women who have to deal with infertility issues.
You know I think having a doctor 3 hours...
Board: Infertility 10-07-2004, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By sallyko
Re: Natural herbs and accupuncture

Hi
I'm 37, have a daughter (ttc naturally, and very easily).
It's been 2 years we have been trying to conceive the second one, but no luck.
My dh's sperm motility is a little low, not too much....
Board: Infertility 10-03-2004, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By sallyko
Re: spotting period

I had a tubal pregnancy once. We ttc then, then i started spotting, i had hpt it came out positive. I thought it was a spotting of implantation. Spotting then heavy period, then spotting again, then...
Board: Infertility 09-30-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,610
Posted By sallyko
Re: nausea after ovulation

I got my period today on cd27. I'm not pg, but thank God I have regular periods.
Board: Infertility 09-30-2004, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,610
Posted By sallyko
Re: nausea after ovulation

So today it's my cd 27 and i haven't gotten period yet. I just get spotting on the wipes sometimes, very light pink. It has happened 4 times so far. I still have time to start my period (tomorrow or...
Board: Infertility 09-29-2004, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By sallyko
Re: Confirmed Positive !

Congratulations! :wave: Wishing you happy pregnancy!
Board: Infertility 09-28-2004, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,610
Posted By sallyko
Re: nausea after ovulation

My luteal phase got longer during this cycle. It's been 14 days so far. I think raspberry leaf tea did it , I drank a few cups of raspberry leaf tea. It also might be an effect of acupuncture. I...
Board: Infertility 09-22-2004, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,610
Posted By sallyko
Re: nausea after ovulation

Thanks for replies.
But I haven't used the natural progesterone cream during this cycle yet. I used it during the 2 previous cycles and just 3-4 days and didn't have these symptoms.
I mean all I...
Board: Infertility 09-22-2004, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By sallyko
Re: Hello!

You're young and don't need to start a hormone therapy. Just keep ttc, relax, eat properly, watch your weight (don't diet), just exercize.
Just make sure your dh's sperm quality and your bloodwork...
Board: Infertility 09-22-2004, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By sallyko
Re: tomorrow is the day

Waiting4baby
I wish you good luck, to get BFP in 2 ww.
I had my first acupuncture session yesterday. I just loved it. My dh took a nap during treatment.. It was so relaxing, we can't wait to have...
Board: Infertility 09-21-2004, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,610
Posted By sallyko
nausea after ovulation

Does anyone have nausea and fatique around ovulation? I've started having nausea and fatigue this year since January. I even thought I was pregnant but hpt was negative. I didn't take the vitamins 2...
Board: Infertility 09-20-2004, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
new
Views: 1,979
Posted By sallyko
Re: new

waiting for baby
how are you? have you had IUI yet?
Hope everything goes well for you
Baby dust to you :bouncing:
Board: Infertility 09-19-2004, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
new
Views: 1,979
Posted By sallyko
Re: new

I use the vinegar for moping the floor. I don't use any chemicals. My dh used "PineSol" once to mop the floor, the strong smell of it stayed in the house 2 days, we kept the windows open all night...
Board: Infertility 09-18-2004, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,695
Posted By sallyko
Re: Infertility not covered - I need to vent!

Everyone reacts to acupuncture differently. It depends on your symptoms , what your infertility issues are. it also depends on the acupuncturist, how he does his job.
My acupuncturist said it might...
Board: Infertility 09-18-2004, 05:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,695
Posted By sallyko
Re: Infertility not covered - I need to vent!

My insurance doesn't cover infertility treatment either. I never started infertility treatment I just met my RE once and he ordered some tests for me-bloodwork, SA for my dh...
You know I wasn't...
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