Pregnant women may want to reconsider taking that pain pill.

A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics found a possible link between Tylenol and acetaminophen, which is in many pain pills and Tylenol. This could be a cause and effect relationship. Experts say that the preliminary findings do not prove a cause-and effect relationship. However, it is alarming to learn that acetaminophen was the most commonly used drug by expectant mothers.

“We really should start looking at non-pharmacological ways to deal with pain,”USA Today spoke with Jeff Chapa from the Cleveland Clinic’s director of maternal and fetal medicine. He advised that acetaminophen should be continued in cases of fevers.

The study, which included more than 64,000 Danish children, found that those whose mothers took Acetaminophen were the most:

* 37 percent more likely to be diagnosed with hyperkinetic disorder — the equivalent of “high end”ADHD.

* 29 percent more likely to receive ADHD medications.

A drug-free alternative is growing in popularity. chiropractic care. According to The American Pregnancy Association, this can be a great help. “maintain a healthier pregnancy”Overall, but also potentially “controlling symptoms of nausea, reducing the time of labor and delivery, relieving back, neck or joint pain, and preventing potential cesarean delivery.”

“Doctors of chiropractic complete a typical undergraduate education along with a four-year postgraduate curriculum to earn their D.C. degree, and are trained to work with pregnant women,”Gerard Clum DC is a strong supporter for the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress. “Establishing pelvic balance and spinal alignment are focal points of chiropractic care, helping reduce pain symptoms of postural changes and increased lower back curvature.”

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