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Question: Hello I am 11wks pregnant I am having severe head ache can I take medicine plz help me with some other tips
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.
Question: Hi, I am 11 weeks pregnant now, today m having severe head ache.. pls suggest me how to overcome this.
Headaches are most common during pregnancy. Headaches may occur at any time during your pregnancy, but appear mostly in first and third trimester.In first trimester, your body experiences hormones and an increase in blood volume. These two changes can cause more frequent headaches.Other causes of headaches during pregnancy may involve.Lack of sleep,Low blood sugar,Dehydration,Caffeine, withdrawalStress (due to many changes),it is important to talk to your health care provider about any medicationsthat you may be taking for headaches.Headaches during the third trimester caused by poor posture and tension from carrying extra weight. Headaches during the third trimester may also be caused by high blood pressure during pregnancy.To avoids these headaches some tips are here they are just Practice good posture (especially during the third trimester),Get plenty of rest and relaxation,Exercise,Eat well-balanced meals,Apply cold or heat packs to your head
Question: Hi im 10 weeks pregnant and i m having severe cold head ache and cough.
Answer: Hello dear. When you become pregnant, your immune system is likely to change. As a result of these changes, you may contract a cold or a cough at some point during your pregnancy. In addition, your illness may last longer.
Place a humidifier in your room, keep your head elevated on your pillow while resting, or use nasal strips. You can take steam or even inhale eucalyptus which gives some relief.