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Deal Back Pain In Pregnacy: part 1

Jul 29, 2008
Pregnancy is not a disease, it is a natural event that some women undergoes just prior their baby's birth . Most of the women have difficulties during pregnancy. Pregnancy induces sciatica and this causes pain to radiate down from the lower back all the way down one leg. This is a result of particular muscles adapting to the new posture the woman is using to remain upright but at the same time compresses the sciatic nerve. Pregnancy and the time after the delivery of your baby can be wonderful, exciting, emotional, stressful, and tiring. Experiencing this whirlwind of feelings may cause you to eat excessively, not wanting to eat enough, or lose your drive and energy.

Pregnancy can be associated with backache to some women, as the body of a pregnant woman changes a lot because of the baby's growth, the increase in weight and the change in the center of gravity. Pregnant women are avoided to take particular medicines , therefore home remedies are made available for back pain which are safer.Pregnancy can last from 36 to 41 weeks. On an average, a pregnancy takes about 10 lunar months. Pregnancy brings many changes and because of that hormone levels go wild, you gain weight and (later) movement becomes extremely difficult.

Pregnancy tests work best if you wait to take them until at least a day or two after you miss your period. Even if the pregnancy test result is negative you should try it again a few days later to be sure Pregnancy often brings with it a whole range of new niggles, aches and pains. Your ankles swell, your feet are sore, you've got heartburn like never before, and your back . Pregnancy hormones progesterone and relaxin soften your ligaments that support your back. As your womb grows, increased weight alters your posture and places pressure on your spine.

Pregnant women who have back pain can find relief by placing a specially shaped pillow under the abdomen while they are sleeping. It is a good idea for women who are pregnant to consult a naturopathy doctor prior to taking any herbs.

EXERCISES: Pregnant women with type 2 diabetes,can benefit from exercises as it helps improve the ?body?s response to insulin. Women with type 1 diabetes who exercised prior to pregnancy can continue to exercise during pregnancy. Exercises that requires jerky, bouncy movements and involve being outside in hot weather are bad choices Deep knee bends, sit-ups (or any exercise that requires you to lie on your back after the first trimester), and toe touches must be prevented. Exercises that put the lower back under pressure should be avoided until the back muscles are well toned. Such exercises include leg lifts done in a prone (face-down) position, straight leg sit-ups, and leg curls with the use of exercise equipment.

Muscle relaxant might be helpful to many patients, however their benefits are not assured Once you start,taking the medications should be taken regularly schedule to maintain steady effectiveness. Muscle relaxant medications may have the same effect.

Acupuncture works a a needle is perceived by the body as foreign (literally a foreign body) and the body's defense system delivers sufficient blood supply to fight off potential infection. In doing so the area is congested with blood

You should not rely on this information as a substitute for personal medical attention, diagnosis or hands-on treatment.
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