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Question: Heavy swelling on my legs..what is the reason for that? Pls recommend a remedy
Answer: Hello dear. Various factors contribute to foot and ankle swelling during pregnancy. For starters, your body retains more fluid during pregnancy. Also, your growing uterus puts pressure on your veins, which impairs return of blood to your heart. Here are the few tips you can follow Avoid standing for long periods. Minimize outdoor time when it is hot. Rest with your feet elevated. Wear comfortable shoes, avoiding high heels if possible. Wear supportive tights or stockings. Avoid clothes that are tight around your wrists or ankles. Take care.
Question: I m having swelling in my legs... How can I get rid of it.. What is the reason behind it?
Answer: Hello! Swelling is a normal part of pregnancy that is caused by this additional blood and fluid. Normal swelling, which is also called edema, is experienced in the hands, face, legs, ankles, and feet. This extra retention of fluid is needed to soften the body, which enables it to expand as the baby develops. You can reduce swelling during pregnancy by lying on your side to relieve the increased pressure on your veins.Put your feet up whenever possible.Don't cross your legs or ankles while sitting.Stretch your legs frequently while sitting.Take regular breaks from sitting or standing. Frequent short walks.Wear comfortable shoes that stretch to accommodate swelling in your feet.Drink plenty of water.Exercise regularly. Eat a healthy diet and limit junk food. Take care
Question: I am 21 week pregnant. Of late my foot swells up after sitting on the chair for long time.
Answer: Swelling is common. Especially when you standing or sitting for long time. Try to keep your legs in elevated position to avoid swelling in legs.