How to get rid of swelling in the legs during pregnancy
You will need
- - valerian root;
- - grass motherwort;
- - cowberry leaves;
- - hawthorn fruits;
Salt has the property of retaining water in the body, and therefore reduce the use of this mineral seasoning. Refuse from salted and smoked meats. But include in your diet as much as possible steam or stews. Once or twice in ten days, arrange yourself fasting days - cottage cheese, apple or combined.
Carefully calculate the water drunk per day, be sure to pay attention to the one that is contained in the soup, fruit. The total volume of fluid consumed should not exceed 2.5 liters per day. Prefer non-carbonated table mineral water.
Consult a doctor and put diuretic teas into use. Currant leaves will have a good diuretic effect. Prepare a special collection that will help you cope with the swelling of the body.For example, from valerian root, motherwort grass, lingonberry leaf, hawthorn fruit and dog rose (1: 1: 1: 1: 1: 1). Brew and drink half a glass of tea several times a day. Add a touch of honey to the drink.
Include in your diet fruits with the same effect - watermelons, cucumbers, apples, grapefruits. But on the other hand, completely refuse to take drugs with a diuretic effect, this can adversely affect the health of the child.
Strengthen the blood vessels by taking vitamins, both pharmacy and those that come with food. Remember that meat and fish are a source of iodine, amino acids, fatty acids, the presence of which in the body affects overall health.
Do not give up sports. Hiking, especially in the woods, improves metabolism, improves blood circulation, and activates muscle work. About an hour of walking with quick steps will allow you to improve the gas exchange in the body.