Cramps in the calves during pregnancy
Pregnancy Problems / / March 23, 2016
calf cramps during pregnancy
During pregnancy, especially in the second half, there is sometimes painful cramps in the calves;more often they arise in the leg stretching during stretching in bed.Seizures are likely to happen due to lack of calcium in the blood and are for women warning signal: it is necessary to introduce into the body extra calcium.
Begin to use products that will enrich your body with calcium.In addition, the doctor describe the seizures and ask him to prescribe any appropriate drug.If the cramp will bring the leg at a time, when you are standing, sit down immediately or at least (on the street) leaning on something and bend the leg at the knee.
While at home, lie down.The muscle is flexed legs promassiruyte quickly to the depths as if you crumples dough.The pain will pass quickly, but muscle a day or two still remain sensitive.If you can, then prepare a warm bath or a compress to his feet.Warm foot bath before going to bed sometimes reduce the number of seizures.Justified itself as the following method: lying on the bed, place something under the feet, so that they were raised.
However, if the cramps in calves caused by dilated veins, hot tubs can not take!It is best that you go for a visit to the doctor, orthopedic specialist, and follow its advice.We must try to condition of varicose veins during pregnancy is not deteriorated.The possibility of deterioration due to an increase in intra-abdominal pressure, which impedes the outflow of venous blood from the lower extremities to the heart;because of which the veins are experiencing more pressure and expanded.
If you are prone to the formation of varicose veins (does anyone in your family suffers from this disease), try to prevent it during pregnancy;lying in bed, the legs are arranged so that they were 10-15 cm above the body.If you sit at home, do not let the legs hang down;put them on a chair pushed up against them to be higher.