Treatment of colds during pregnancy
Colds are an unpleasant disease caused by hypothermia and caused by viruses of ARVI, as well as by influenza viruses. You can catch a cold at any time of the year, but the peak incidence of colds comes during the winter. In the risk category, pregnant women fall due to a decrease in immunity, so this category should be especially careful about your health, which is not so simple.
Sometimes viruses attack the body from the inside without external infection, since they doze in the most genetic apparatus of cells and only wait for a favorable moment for appearance. And pregnancy is just that favorable case. A little more detail: the protective forces of the mother's organism because of physiological reasons are in forced inhibition - immunosuppression. This is for the future mother a guarantee that the body does not work to reject the newly born life.
This immunosuppression makes a pregnant woman very susceptible to viruses and infections. And if it happened that you are sick, then now you need to be treated properly.
Waiting for the baby on any covers the seasons, when viral infections can overtake quite often. It is during this period, and especially during the flu period, that the future mother is recommended to visit less crowded places and use public transport. But the guarantee against cold during pregnancy will not give it. Viruses can be brought home by a family member. And if the symptoms of a cold you are still caught, then it is necessary to reduce the unpleasant moments of the disease as quickly as possible. The cold is dangerous for the unborn baby, because he is sick with his mother
Pregnancy: treatment of colds
Treatment of a cold during pregnancy includes bed rest (lie down), it is not recommended to carry the common cold to the feet of a future mother. Do not interfere with Mom and discretion in the treatment, namely when taking medication. Chemicals are contraindicated to you, and a cautious attitude is necessary to phytotherapy (herbal therapy).
Under the categorical prohibition of phytomixtures due to the alcohol content, immunostimulating tinctures (licorice, magnolia vine, echinacea, ginseng, zamanichi, rhodiola rosea, leuzea) are prohibited. Their effect on the body manifests itself in increasing the load on the heart and raising blood pressure, increasing the pulse. The children's system is also sensitive to such changes. The tiny heart of the baby beats up to 200 beats per minute, and if you increase the tempo, it will lead to the wear of the baby's heart muscle, which in the future will lead to cardiac problems. But there are immunostimulants that do not give unwanted effects to a pregnant woman during the cold.
Horseradish has long been adopted by folk medicine. It is necessary to grate it on a fine grater, and then mix with sugar, and then leave for 12 hours in a warm place. After percolation, we start taking 15 ml each hour. with acute cold symptoms
Treatment of a cold in pregnancy
With difficulty breathing mom, the baby is also difficult to breathe because of limited access to oxygen. The body of the mother loses a lot of fluid. Therefore, drink more!
Put a high pillow under the head to reduce swelling and inflammation. Well, a woman needs to be careful when taking vasoconstrictive drugs during the runny nose. Galazolinum, and also Naphthyzinum at pregnancy to use it is possible, but at acute necessity on purpose or appointment of the therapist, adhering to a dosage (on 1-2 drops) and periodicity. Long-term use of these drugs is strictly forbidden to patients of all categories, due to the addiction of the organism to it. And for pregnant women, reception is fraught with a sharp vasoconstrictive effect on all vessels, and not just the nose. The vasoconstrictive effect extends to the arteries of the placenta, thereby damaging the fetus's blood supply, and with frequent use of the drug, suction of the nasopharyngeal mucosa, the esophagus, occurs. Naphthyzine, as well as galazolin, can cause spasms of the leading, as well as the diverting vessels, while strengthening the swelling of the nasal mucosa. The very action of drugs begins to manifest itself to the fifth day of the disease, when the dependence on drugs is almost formed. It seems that they dripped and then it became easier to breathe, but after an hour the picture repeats and the nose lays even harder - you again pull for drops, because it's not for nothing that doctors consider Naphthysin and Galazolin to be drugs for the nose!
As for pregnant women, this category of dependence appears faster and easier. Therefore, one should be more careful with vasoconstrictor drugs. For this reason, it is recommended to use other medications to treat the common cold during pregnancy.
We replace Naphthyzine, as well as Galazolin with Carmolis drops or Pinosol drops. In doing this, we perform breathing exercises: breathe alternately with the nostrils, inhaling through the nose, and exhaling through the mouth.
We do massage of the nose: massage the painful points on the bridge of the nose, the back of the nose, the wings of the nose, the place between the nose and lips. Massage movements are directed from the middle to the sides. Dosage up to five times a day.
Effectively washing the nose: take a mixture of lemon juice along with the salt (juice from a half of lemon, a quarter of a glass of water and a teaspoon of salt. Drip three times a day). Take on board advice to wash your nose with a weak solution made from salt on the tip of the knife and a glass of water
Vitamins for colds of pregnant women
The appointment of vitamins in case of illness occurs individually and depends on the period of pregnancy. Do not increase dosage on your own. е . Usually it is recommended to take ascorbic acid, as well as askorutin, which strengthens blood vessels and helps reduce the risk of bleeding in the flu .
The most important thing to adhere to a fine line: to fill the missing deficiency of vitamins, but not to create at the same time hypervitaminosis. Excess vitamin A at the beginning of pregnancy leads to various vices, and excess of vitamins C, and also D at the end of pregnancy is fraught with aging of the placenta. As much as possible during this period, use fresh fruit, as well as vegetables, drink freshly prepared juices
Honey during pregnancy
Many mothers are interested in: can honey during pregnancy, as well as for colds? It is possible, but in the second half of pregnancy do not get carried away by this delicacy. . It is dangerous to earn an allergy for a baby in the future, and for a mother, diabetes . It is useful for colds milk with honey. Milk in combination with honey resists viruses and is a good tool for relaxing the nervous system. Pregnant women should take such a drink not only for colds, but for deep sleep
Warming up during pregnancy
Many warm-ups are very dangerous in pregnancy. These include: a hot salt bath with salt and herbs, as well as the bending of feet, so as not to provoke the uterus to interrupt pregnancy and not to increase the flow of blood to the veins of the legs.
Allowed to keep a long time hands under the tap of hot water. This method helps to cope with a runny nose and sore throat. Dry heat also does not cause harm. When the first symptoms of a cold wind the neck with a scarf, put on socks before pouring mustard powder in them
Pregnancy and Homeopathy
Not bad recommended treatment of colds during pregnancy homeopathy. This method is only beneficial for pregnant women. At the first malaise, it is recommended to dissolve up to 5 grains of homeopathic antigrippin in the mouth, and also take one pill of influenza-heel every 15 minutes in a two-hour interval. For efficiency, treat this way for up to 5 days.
, а также боли в горле, рвота, кашель, хрипы) не прошли в течении трех дней It is necessary urgently to consult a doctor if the cold, as well as signs (temperature 38 degrees, headache , as well as sore throat, vomiting, coughing, wheezing) have not passed within three days
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