Three Stages of Pregnancy – First, Second and Third Trimester

Trimester Pregnancy Stages Healthhyme
Pregnancy occurs when a sperm fertilizes an egg after it is released from the ovary (ovulation). Ovulation occurs at the midpoint of menstrual cycle, and results in the egg’s migration into one of fallopian tubes where it may be fertilized... Read more

Healthy Eating for Pregnancy – Foods to Choose

Healthy Eat Pregnancy Food Healthhyme
Eating well before and during pregnancy gives your baby a good start in life. Healthy eating for pregnancy is no different from at any other time of your life. There is no need to eat for two, eating a varied... Read more

Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy – Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy Complications Healthhyme
The thyroid diseases hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are relatively common in pregnancy and important to treat. The thyroid is an organ located in the front of neck that releases hormones that regulate metabolism (the way your body uses energy), heart and... Read more

Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) – Symptoms and Causes

Cardiovascular Diseases Symtoms Causes Healthhyme
Globally, Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death and they are projected to remain so. An estimated 17 million people died from cardiovascular disease in 2005, representing 30% of all global deaths. Of these deaths, 7.2 million were... Read more

Important Questions and Answers Related to Pregnancy and Food

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There is a lot of advice available on Internet for pregnant women to support them to eat well in pregnancy. The body adapts in pregnancy to ensure that calcium from food and drink is well absorbed, but it is important... Read more

12 Essential Nutrients for Pregnant Women You Need To Know

Essential Nutrients Pregnant Women Healthhyme
It is recommended that all pregnant women take a daily vitamin supplement that contains 400 micrograms of folic acid and 10 micrograms of vitamin D in pregnancy. Energy (calories) is needed for the growth and development of the baby. Most... Read more

7 Common Eye Disorders and Diseases

Eye Disorders and Diseases Healthhyme
A number of things can go wrong in any of the structures of the eye, causing visual impairment and blindness. Many of these deteriorations are due to ageing. Also Read: 10 Proven Tips for Fighting Acne And Get Clear Skin... Read more

The ABCs of Diabetes Control

Diabetes ABC Healthhyme
Diabetes is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. More than 65 percent of people who have diabetes die of some type of cardiovascular disease. Diabetic women are at especially high risk for dying of heart disease and... Read more

Overweight and Obesity – Should You Choose To Lose?

Overweight and Obesity Healthhyme
A healthy weight is important for a long, vigorous life. Yet overweight and obesity (extreme overweight) have reached epidemic levels in the United States. Today, nearly two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese. Groups at highest risk for obesity... Read more

High Blood Cholesterol – Risk and Levels

High Blood Cholesterol Healthhyme
High blood cholesterol is another major risk factor for heart disease that you can do something about. The higher your blood cholesterol level, the greater your risk for developing heart disease or having a heart attack. Also Read: 6 Major... Read more