Aug 23, 2011
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Heparin for Women Experiencing Recurrent Miscarriage

Heparin for Women Experiencing Recurrent Miscarriage
Women experiencing recurrent miscarriage (3 or more successive miscarriages) are often treated with heparin therapy. Heparin is a blood thinning agent; it works by preventing blood clotting occurring due to antiphospholipid syndrome or other variations of thrombophilias. Antiphospholipid syndrome is basically an autoimmune disease affecting around 5% of pregnant ladies. This medical condition is known to cause 10-20% of the recurrent miscarriages. The cases of miscarriage from antiphospholipid syndrome are evident among 2-7% of the Caucasians; the frequency of miscarriage due to antiphospholipid syndrome is comparatively  [...]

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Jun 21, 2011
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Knowing the Common Signs of Miscarriage

Knowing the Common Signs of Miscarriage
Impending miscarriages generally come with a number of distinct symptoms. This article will inform you about the most common signs of a miscarriage. Vaginal bleeding: Spotting or bleeding is often the first sign informing you that you may have had a miscarriage. Vaginal bleeding may also occur due to other not so scary reasons like cervical irritations. Whatever may be the case, if you experience vaginal bleeding during pregnancy, you should report it to the physician and get yourself examined immediately. Abdominal Pain: Incessant pain in the abdomen of a woman during the early stage of pregnancy occurs often due to miscarriage;  [...]

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May 12, 2010
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Mandatory Critical Tests for Every Frequent Miscarriage Sufferer – Part II

Mandatory Critical Tests for Every Frequent Miscarriage Sufferer – Part II
Blood Clotting Therapies APL or antiphospholipid syndrome is one area which has in actuality aroused the interests of investigators. The tongue-twister name is in fact referring to a set of conditions wherein the mother would make antibodies to chemical compositions in her system known as phospholipids present in blood vessel lining. Diagnosis of antiphospholipid syndrome is done via blood analysis. APL is causal to blood vessel constriction which leads to serious blood clotting that could restrict important nutrient and oxygen supply to the unborn child from the placenta. Researches have found that nearly fifteen percent  [...]

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May 10, 2010
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Mandatory Critical Tests for Every Frequent Miscarriage Sufferer – Part I

Mandatory Critical Tests for Every Frequent Miscarriage Sufferer – Part I
Those women experiencing recurring miscarriages should ensure all the basic tests are carried out inclusive of evaluation of anomalies in uterus, hormone level test and chromosome investigation prior to setting off to the edging of medicinal knowledge and seeking investigative tests and therapies. However, in case every final test outcome turns out to be normal and one continues to ail from recurrent pregnancy loss then it is time to set sights on a number of novel therapies based on the latest researches: PGD (Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis) Chromosomal aberrations are the prevalent reason for accidental and frequent  [...]

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May 6, 2010
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7 Common Causes of Miscarriage

7 Common Causes of Miscarriage
Early pregnancy failure is so prevalent that several gynecologists deem them as a regular part of reproduction, though it does not make the loss any less heart rendering. Here are 7 prevalent causes of miscarriage (single as well as recurrent type). Chromosomal Anomalies Erroneously matched chromosomes constitute for a minimal of sixty percent of all miscarriage cases. Chromosomes are the small structures in every cell which are carriers of genes. There are twenty-three sets present; one pair from the mother’s side and the one pair from the father’s side. At times, when egg and sperm unite, due to a flaw in either  [...]

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