Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Why do I pee so much?

During pregnancy, hormones cause the kidneys and the body's filtration system to start working overtime, which creates more urine, explains Dr. Gil Gross, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University in St. Louis. At the same time, your blood volume increases dramatically, resulting in more fluid going through your system — that, in turn, causes more frequent trips to the bathroom. Later in pregnancy, your expanding uterus will put pressure on your bladder, which will also make you feel like you need to pee all the time. Read More

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  1. Having reasonable knowledge about pregnancy symptoms can help you glide through your pregnancy period smoothly taking due medical help only when necessary. To make it easier for you get tips on pregnancy health and write a pregnancy journal.

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