Almost every future mother knows such a problem as toxicosis, the symptoms of which are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue. As a rule, these phenomena occur at the initial stage of pregnancy, delivering discomfort, but it is possible that they may appear later.
The body is difficult to adapt to pregnancy, but it does it very quickly. Toxicosis is one of the side effects of addiction. The fact that a woman does not suffer from him, otherwise, as luck, can not be called. If nausea and vomiting do not stop with an increase in the duration of pregnancy, this is a weighty reason to make an appointment with a gastroenterologist.
The causes of toxicosis are:
- hormonal alteration of the body;
- attachment of a foreign body to the endometrium of the uterus;
- psychological state of a woman.
Can I get rid of toxemia
Every girl is looking for ways to get rid of nausea. There is no single, universal and effective tool for all. We can only identify factors that can facilitate the course of pregnancy, it is:
- Stabilization of the day.
- Long stay in the fresh air.
- Quitting smoking, alcohol.
- Correction of the power system.
- Good rest and sleep (the bedroom of a pregnant woman should be carefully ventilated).
- Vitamin complexes.
- Normal drinking water.
- Positive emotional attitude.
- Prevention of excessive fatigue and proportionate, in accordance with the position of the load.
Loads during pregnancy
Moderate loads during the "interesting" situation are necessary, this is one of the main ways to get rid of toxicosis. However, they must appoint a specialist, taking into account the individual characteristics of the organism.
Swimming, swimming, douche, walking, physiotherapy and fitness for pregnant women, yoga fill the body with oxygen, thereby reducing the possibility of nausea.
The opinion that physical exertion is harmful during pregnancy is fundamentally wrong, on the contrary, they keep the body in good shape, which means that they are useful both for a woman preparing to become a mother and for a baby.
Nutrition during pregnancy
It is necessary to make significant adjustments to the diet at the initial stage of pregnancy. You need to train yourself to eat right, to abandon spicy, fried, smoked, giving preference to natural products without preservatives and dyes. It should be without any hesitation to delete from the menu products that reduce blood sugar levels (sugar, candy, pasta), as well as some of the usual drinks (strong black tea, coffee).
During the painful attacks of toxemia, food is the last thing you think about, but you cannot completely abandon it. The body must receive carbohydrates, fats and proteins in full. You need to eat small meals, several times a day (at least 5). Protein in food should be consumed, at least in the morning. Omelet and a glass of kefir, used for breakfast, will reliably protect the body from nausea. In addition, dairy products contain calcium, which is necessary for the unborn baby.
Products enriched with vitamin B6, must be present in the diet (legumes, grains, bananas).
As for drinks, preference should be given to herbal preparations, non-carbonated water, sugar-free vegetable and fruit juices, as well as jelly.
Morning nausea is especially painful. When you wake up, you do not need to quickly jump out of bed and run about your business. The first meal can not be missed, it is best to have breakfast right in bed. A small piece of salted cracker or a cracker, a slice of lemon without sugar, a few sips of hot tea, ginger or herbal will help to cope with toxemia from the evening on the bedside table next to the bed. Melissa or mint teas are very effective.
During the day, snacking with dried fruit and water with lemon juice will help fight nausea in the onset of nausea.
Herbs - a reliable ally in the fight against toxicosis
During the day, a pregnant woman suffering from toxemia should consume enough liquid. This is necessary in order to prevent dehydration. In addition to the usual water is recommended to drink herbal.
Try the following collection: one tablespoon of the collection, consisting of lemon balm (4 parts), mint (3 parts), chamomile (2 parts). Pour the mixture with a glass of boiling water, leave for 30 minutes and drink filtered broth 4 times during the day.
It copes with toxicosis and the collection of mint (2 tsp), valerian root (1 tsp), marigold flowers (2 tsp), yarrow herb (2 tsp). Herbs pour boiling water (2 cups) and insist half an hour. Take half a cup 6 times a day.
In the last months of pregnancy from nausea, a decoction of the yarrow helps: a tablespoon of the plant is poured with a glass of boiling water and put in a water bath for 15 minutes. Then it should be drained, cooled and drunk on a tablespoon in the morning, afternoon, and evening.
To combat toxicosis, it is important to find out its causes. Very often, his symptoms are provoked by negative emotions, in particular, unwanted pregnancy. An organism fed by negative emotions begins to reject a foreign body. This is quite a serious phenomenon, representing a danger to the fetus, up to miscarriage. If a woman wants to maintain a pregnancy, she needs to seek help from a psychologist who will help to tune in to positive emotions, and, possibly, get rid of a painful condition.
Folk remedies for toxicosis
If the manifestations of toxicosis are moderate, then you can try the tried and tested remedies used by our mothers and even grandmothers.
The most effective folk methods of combating toxicosis:
- a glass of hot water with an empty bee product;
- honey (30 grams on an empty stomach);
- carrot, apple, cabbage stalk;
- cranberry juice without sugar;
- water with lemon and ginger;
- citrus fruits and water infused on orange peels;
- tomato-lemon juice without added salt;
- fresh berries - cranberries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries;
- homemade crackers or fried seeds without salt;
- decoction of rose hips with honey;
- pumpkin (juice, seeds);
- infusion of rowan berries;
And also charcoal, it can be replaced with activated charcoal (with care, as it can absorb not only slags and toxins, but also useful substances necessary for the body).
In some cases, when traditional methods do not have the desired effect, you should contact your doctor, who prescribes medications for the treatment of toxicosis. The most commonly prescribed medications are based on enzymatic care of the vital organ - the liver (Hofitol, Essentiale Forte herbal remedies).
Also, to reduce the manifestations of nausea, Kompazin, Teagan, Zofran are shown.
In cases where the state of health of the pregnant woman is worsening and is accompanied by the inability to eat, hospital treatment is necessary. Drugs in this case are administered intravenously or intramuscularly. In most cases, women are assigned "Droperidol". After passing the course, the condition improves significantly.
In addition to drugs, vitamin complexes and antihistamines are shown.
If due to the abundant incessant nausea and vomiting, dehydration is observed, then doctors prescribe physiological solutions, glucose, drugs that restore the water-salt balance.
Conventional drugs designed to eliminate the symptoms of nausea are contraindicated for pregnant women. It is dangerous to self-medicate; only a doctor can prescribe medications and homeopathic medicines.
As a rule, compliance with these simple recommendations help to cope with the unpleasant manifestations of toxicosis.