Answer: Headache is one of the most common discomfort experienced during pregnancy. It may occur any time
most commonly during first and third trimesters due to your body experiences a surge of hormones and increase in blood volume. Other causes of headaches during pregnancy are lack of sleep, stress, eye
strain, depression, hunger, dehydration etc.
Practice good posture
Get plenty of rest and relaxation.
Spend few minutes lying in a dark,quiet room.
Put an ice pack or cold compress on the back of your neck for 20 minutes while you relax.
Drink plenty of fluids
Massaging your shoulders and neck is an effective way to relieve pain.
If you having sinus headaches:
Try steam inhalation to relieve congestion
Apply hot and cold compresses alternatively 30 seconds of each for a total of 10 minutes, 4-5 times a
You can also prevent headaches:
1.The low blood sugar that results from skipping meals can trigger a headache.so make sure that you eat
2.Some foods including chocolate,cheese, ice cream, processed meats, french beans, urad dal and other
gassy foods can trigger headaches.so avoid them.
3.In pregnancy if you are giving up coffee or tea or soda then go slow. Give up coffee or tea or soda day
by decreasing the quantity.
Exercise or some breathing exercises or taking prenatal yoga class or meditation or anything that will help
you in relax will prevent stress from headache.
Similar Questions with Answers
Question: I am 14 week pregnant i am having headache from last two days is it normal
Answer: Hello dear...
Head ache is normal ,it happen due to increase in volume of blood,harmonal change,follow these remedies it might be helpful for you..
Have a nutritious diet
Drink 2-3 litre of water daily
Have good sleep
Don't get stressed, be relaxed
Question: I m 14 teen weeks pregnant and i am suffering from headache last two days is this symptof pregnancy?
Answer: Headache during this time is normal because of pressure of uterus... Apply any balm to reduce headache
Question: I am suffering feom frequent headache from last 10 days. I am 14 weeks pregnant.
Hello dear.. Headache in pregnancy is quite common,it is due to increase of harmone and volume of blood,it can also occurs due to dehydration, sleep,stress ,lack of nutrition, follow these stepsto overcome head ache..
Have a nutritious diet,which contains all nutrients needed for baby's development
Have 5-6small meals,it will help you from starving
Sleep as well as possible, poor sleep will also lead to head ache
Keep your mind relaxed,hear good songs
Keep yourself engaged with any activity,so that you won't go to mood swings
Practice breathing techniques,will be greater benefit for reducing headache
Question: I am having constipation nd headache since last two days. I started my calcium tablets two days back. Plz suggest.
Answer: it is possible that calcium could cause constipation to you can have phyllium husks in milk before sleeping the solve your problem for now but you should ask your doctor to change the calcium tablets take a different combination you might not constipated . calcium carbonate is the one that causes constipation for headache you can try cold packs of Ice or a massage