Health & Pregnancy
- Q Is it safe to get an x-ray if I'm pregnant?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineTo protect your baby from the toxic effects of radiation, you should avoid x-rays and other forms of radiation during pregnancy. Radiation alters the DNA of cells as they replicate, which is why it is used in cancer therapy (cancers reproduce faster than... Full Answer
- Q Why am I so hungry during pregnancy?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyWhile you may fight many battles during pregnancy, there's one battle in particular, which takes place deep inside your brain, that has lifelong implications. In a nutshell, your body regulates the way you eat through the communication between two... Full Answer
- Q What are the dangers of drinking alcohol while pregnant?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineIn doctors' offices, message boards, and nail salons everywhere, debates rage about the role of alcohol in pregnancy. Surely, we all know that excessive alcohol during pregnancy is the biological equivalent of a lightning storm, tornado, and tidal wave... Full Answer