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Blood pressure and epidurals by AtYourCervix Patient Expert fluids prior to the epidural being placed. But, because the epidural does cause vasodilation of the blood... minutes after the epidural is placed (sometimes sooner). If the BP drops enough, the blood flow...
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The Walking Epidural Versus The Standard Epidural by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional in blood pressure is a side effect of the epidural. The mother will also have continuous IV fluids to help... at the beginning of class, the topic of epidurals came up. One woman said that she had heard of the “walking...
  Are the "bumpy patches" a result of your anxiety and stress? Perhaps. But they may also be due to any number of things. If you are concerned your doctor should be able to provide a diagnosis, or refer you to a specialist
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A Reader Asks ‘Does Acidic Blood Lead To Arterial Inflammation?’ Let’s Ask The Low-Carb Experts! by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional . She wanted to know about the role of acid in the blood being a leading cause of the arterial inflammation... that when the artery walls get inflamed, the body uses cholesterol to “patch” the inflamed areas, as a protection...
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Risks ... s around the spinal cord and occasionally one is pricked as the epidural needle goes in. If this happens, you need to stay in ho ... » Read on
How it is performed ... Sometimes a sedative is given instead, and an epidural is injected into your spine. This means you will not be ... » Read on