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Question: What does swollen feet mean in pregnancy..how can i reduce it..

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Answer: Hi. during pregnancy The body generates fifty percent more body fluids to meet the developing baby’s needs and that also causes swelling which is called edema. Edema or normal swelling is noticed in hands, face, legs, ankles, and feet during this time. The absorption of fluid softens the body, which enables it to enlarge as the baby develops. Some more reasons that triggers edema are : Standing for long periods of time Hot weather Long days of physical activity Too much consumption of Sodium Low in potassium diets Constant intake of caffeine How to take care and prevent it. While sitting, avoid crossing your legs or ankles and keep stretching Put your feet up as much as possible Follow this process of Stretching: Stretch out your leg with the heel first after which you gently flex your feet to relax your calf muscles Keep rotating your ankles. Hydrate yourself by drinking plenty of water because it helps your body retain less fluid Don’t stay in the same position for too long Go for short walks to prevent the blood from accumulating in the lower parts of your body Put on loose shoes that can stretch to accommodate the swelling in the feet Put on waist-high maternity support stockings the moment you wake up so that the blood doesn’t get to stagnate around the ankles Avoid using of socks or stockings that have tight bands around the ankles or calves Exercise routinely – Walking, swimming, or riding a bike could help. Water aerobics is also a good option as being in water reduces swelling temporarily, especially, if the water is up to the shoulders Adopt a healthy lifestyle by choosing a healthy diet and no junk food
Answer: Hello dear U may experience swelling in the feet due to a sudden increase in weight as well as hormonal changes. Remedies : Soak your feet in cold (not icy) water for 15 minutes. This will help provide relief to the tingling, numbness and swelling
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