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False pregnancy


Pseudopregnancy – a state at which signs of pregnancy (for example, increase in a stomach, increase in weight, morning nausea and lack of periods) are noted at nonpregnant women. Usually such state can develop at the woman on the emotional soil.

Reasons of a false pregnancy:

In spite of the fact that the nature of this state just should be studied, experts are sure that the false pregnancy is often caused by psychological and emotional factors.
According to psychologists, the women enduring a false pregnancy feel the strongest, all-consuming desire to become pregnant and endure pregnancy. Such women often have signs of full pregnancy approximately at the same time when pregnancy is endured by their girlfriends or close relatives.
Researches also connect a false pregnancy with work of a hypophysis (which is the center of production of hormones during pregnancy), and in particular, with extraordinary high level of hormones. Such hormonal imbalance is often caused by a stress and experiences, the increased uneasiness that, in turn, causes emotional and psychological shifts in consciousness of the woman. As a result, the woman stays in confidence that expects the child.

Symptoms of a false pregnancy:

The women enduring a false pregnancy claim that they at them are shown – and in certain cases this is true – the following symptoms of the real pregnancy:
Termination of periods
Thirst for certain products
Increase in a stomach
Increase in breasts

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Experts cannot define the reason why the false pregnancy is followed by physiological symptoms of the real pregnancy with an accuracy.
Diagnosis of a false pregnancy
Though any test for pregnancy, for example, the test with strips, will confirm groundlessness of suspicions, the women enduring a false pregnancy persistently continue to claim that they actually expect the child as very strongly it is wanted.
However, some women receive a positive take of the test for pregnancy that only complicates diagnosing of a false pregnancy.
False pregnancy: categories of risk
Are most subject to risk of a false pregnancy of the woman, belonging to such categories:
– Women are more senior than 30-40 years which for many years try to become pregnant and suffering from infertility;
– Women with unstable mentality or excessive excitability, too susceptible to everything that is connected with children and pregnancy;
– The women in the past having experience of an abortion or who lost the child.

Treatment of a false pregnancy:

As a rule, for treatment of a false pregnancy appoint consultation of the psychologist which helps to remove the psychological and emotional causes of a psvedoberemennost, including a stress effect, uneasiness and a depression.

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