hypogalactia


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hypogalactia

 [hi″po-gah-lak´she-ah]
deficiency of milk secretion. adj., adj hypogalac´tous.

hy·po·ga·lac·ti·a

(hī'pō-ga-lak'shē-ă),
Less than normal milk secretion.
[hypo- + G. gala, milk]

hy·po·ga·lac·ti·a

(hī'pō-gă-lak'shē-ă)
Less than normal milk secretion.
[hypo- + G. gala, milk]
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It was found that colic in children and hypogalactia in nursing mothers are relatively more common than others and therefore they were in this study more under focus.
Total six Gir cattle aged 6-10 years were included in the study with history of complete or partial anorexia for 15-20 days, hypogalactia, loss of condition and not responding to treatment.
The traditional Paththiyak curry (Trigonella foenum-graecum, Allium sativum and Piper nigrum) is scientifically validated to treat postpartum hypogalactia because it increases milk secretion.
It is used in small animal veterinary medicine to treat cases of secondary hypogalactia or agalactia at doses of 0.1-0.2mg/kg subcutaneously (SC) every 6-8 hours for 4 to 6 days [32].
Therefore the decrease of lactation and bottle feeding establish a complex cause and effect relation, since hypogalactia motivates women to initiate milk supply from the bottle and this attitude accelerates hypogalactia until the cessation of lactation.
Otras publicaciones como la de Saenz (21) et al en 2007, Sacristan-Martin (28) et al en 2011, Fidalgo (31) et al en 2002, Broche (32) et al en 2011, y Nino (33) el al en 2012 consignan una amplia variedad de causas de abandono de la lactancia materna, siendo las mas frecuentes hypogalactia, percepcion de hambre en el nino, reintegro laboral de la madre, decision materna, enfermedad aguda del nino, mastitis, factores esteticos y enfermedad de la madre.
Acupuncture was shown in a Chinese study to be effective in treating post-cesarean reduced milk supply, hypogalactia (Zhou et al., 2009).
Changes in nursing frequency or a decrease in milk production is most common in the case of mastitis (inflammation of the udder), agalactia (no milk production), or hypogalactia (low milk production).
In hypogalactia, the lactating animal gives subnormal or less than the expected milk because of persistent hypocalcaemia (Antarkar, 1980 and Radostits et al., 2010).
PPDS is known for a hypogalactia (low milk production) more often than complete cessation of milk production (agalactia).