Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy and affects how cells use sugar. It is very rare for women with gestational diabetes to display any symptoms. Instead, WebMD asserts that most women learn they have this con... More »

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Some medical professionals, such as Dr. Andrew Weil, M.D., recommend prickly pear cactus as a botanical remedy for gestational diabetes. Prickly pear cactus contains fiber and pectin and can help to lower the absorption ... More »

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Diabetes is a group of diseases that change how the body uses glucose, defines Mayo Clinic. Diabetes comes in the form of type 1, type 2, gestational and prediabetes. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are chronic, prediabetes i... More »

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A person can get a yeast infection from antibiotics, steroids, diabetes, pregnancy, a weak immune system, hormonal changes and allergic reactions, according to eMedicineHealth.com. Major diseases, such as leukemia or HIV... More »

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According to WebMD, symptoms of restless legs may be triggered by alcohol consumption, sleep deprivation, iron deficiency, diabetes, kidney failure and pregnancy. While the exact cause of restless legs are difficult to p... More »

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Common symptoms and signs of a pregnancy include morning or all-day sickness with nausea, exhaustion, sensitivity to scents, frequent urination and enlarged breasts, according to WebMD. Additional symptoms may include an... More »

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Deficiency of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase enzyme increases risks of psychiatric disorders, neural tube defects and high blood pressure during pregnancy, according to the National Institutes of Health. MTHFR d... More »