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التصنيف: Pregnancy Discomforts

  • Headache in pregnancy

    Headache in pregnancy

    Pregnancy Hormones increase result in dilatation of vessels thus pooling blood into them resulting in lowering of mother’s blood pressure; also blood glucose level is lowered. Other factors that contribute to dizziness are lying on your back in the third trimester or severe pregnancy induced anemia. Headaches are caused by hormonal changes, blood expansion or lack…

  • Heartburn in pregnancy

    Heartburn in pregnancy

    The commonest symptom in pregnancy, it is due to acid reflux from the stomach to esophagus. It is relieved by dividing your meals into smaller meals and limiting your spices and oily meals intake. Consult your doctor If the condition persists.

  • Hip pain in pregnancy

    Hip pain in pregnancy

    due to pregnancy hormones, laxity in joints occur which lead to pressure on the nerves within them. Symptoms range from pain to paresthesia. Consult your doctor at once.

  • Nausea and morning sickness in pregnancy

    Nausea and morning sickness in pregnancy

    The real cause is not known yet but it is generally attributed to increased pregnancy hormones. It can be reduced by eating food that is easily digested and not spicy or fatty. It is also advised to split your meals over many small and frequent meals instead of 2 or 3 big meals, not to lie…

  • Leg cramps in pregnancy

    Leg cramps in pregnancy

    Very common in late months of pregnancy and especially in the evening .It happens due to pressure of the uterus on the leg veins and nerves. Exercise and leg massage are advised.

  • Teeth and gum in pregnancy

    Teeth and gum in pregnancy

    Because of the hormonal changes, blood increases towards your gums making it more sensitive. At the same time infection occurs more frequently increasing mouth inflammation and infection. Brush your teeth daily before sleep and after eating. Check with your doctor if there is any problem.

  • Back Pain in pregnancy

    Back Pain in pregnancy

    As pregnancy progresses, the growing uterus press on your backbone vertebrae causing pain. Consult your doctor if you can’t stand the pain.It can be decreased by not sleeping on your back, exercise and massage.

  • Leg swelling in pregnancy

    Leg swelling in pregnancy

    As pregnancy progresses, the growing uterus press on your backbone vertebrae causing pain. Consult your doctor if you can’t stand the pain.It can be decreased by not sleeping on your back, exercise and massage.

  • Constipation in pregnancy

    Constipation in pregnancy

    It is very common in pregnancy due to pregnancy hormones which leads to intestinal muscle relaxation. In addition to pressure of the growing uterus on your intestine. You should drink lots of fluid and eat enough fibers in fruit and vegetables to relieve constipation.

  • Pregnancy urinary frequency

    Pregnancy urinary frequency

    It is normal that urination increase in pregnancy as the uterus presses on the bladder while it grows. Frequency only increases and not pain. If there is pain you should consult your doctor because it might be a urinary tract infection.