What can be nursing a headache
Child Development / / March 29, 2016
What can be lactating women from headache
Headache in nursing moms can be a real problem.After all, as well as during pregnancy, lactation should avoid taking drugs.Use to improve their well-being can be non-drug and drug money - with a strong and persistent pain.But if the pain was repeated, it is advisable to contact a physician or neurologist.The doctor will put you to an accurate diagnosis, that is, determine the cause of the ailment, and say that it is possible nursing a headache to take in your case.
But before you go to the doctor, the answers to these questions (he sure you ask them):
- how long you are worried about the pain;
- frequency with which it appears;
- there any precipitating factors;
- whether the pain of the menstrual cycle is dependent;
- how long it persists, if not take the funds that may be nursing a headache;
- what dosage of pain medication and it makes the drug;
- accompanied by an attack if light and phonophobia, nausea and vomiting;
- what is the nature of pain (one-sided or if the hoop wrapped).
Also you pre desirable to measure blood pressure during the acute pain to answer precisely your doctor if your discomfort with abnormal levels of blood pressure related.
After the conversation the doctor will prescribe examination.Get ready for the fact that it may include x-rays of the cervical spine and MRI department.It is necessary to ensure that the cause of the pain is not in the brain neoplasm.
And if all generally in the order of visible abnormalities found, neurologist or therapist will prompt some headache tablets can drink nursing and in what dosage.Usually recommended ibuprofen.It can take up to 1200 mg per day (6 tablets is 200 mg).The drug has a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect and would be very useful if in your case the pain is associated with a viral disease - acute respiratory disease, or SARS.
Often women question arises - for headache nursing mother can have a drink tsitramon.To answer this question, we need to know the composition of the tablet.And there comes paracetamol component of security, and caffeine.And some drugs from manufacturers with the same name still includes acetylsalicylic acid, the people - aspirin.For this reason tsitramon breastfeeding - this is not the most appropriate remedy.Caffeine will cause the child's nervous excitement, poor sleep, regurgitation.But aspirin can trigger the development of a very serious illness - Reye's syndrome.It affects the central nervous system and liver.Babies acetylsalicylic acid should not be taken under any circumstances.Abroad, this recommendation is valid until the child reaches 16 years of age.
Taking aspirin can be lactating women only in exceptional cases, for example, in some cardiac problems.And at a dosage of 75 mg per day, this dosage is considered safe during lactation.
A headache can be a nursing paracetamol or too no?Yes, this means you can use against this disease and as an analgesic or antipyretic.Although more effective in this case is considered to ibuprofen.Nevertheless paracetamol during breastfeeding is allowed to use 1-2 tablets at a time.Usually it can significantly ease the mood.
Nevertheless, there are situations where no suitable medication is not at home, and then the main foreground folk remedies from the head nursing mother, this sedatives and various aromatic procedure in the first place.
So, if you suddenly got a headache, try to find the reason for this.If it's fatigue, the best remedy would be a dream.If you had a falling out with family - safe sedative, such as valerian.You can take 2 tablets once or water decoction of the plant means.In addition to the sedative action, valerian has also antispasmodic, and therefore can be used in so-called pain stress during lactation.By the way, if this kind of pain can be taken directly antispasmodic tablet - "no-silos", for example.
Also useful is rubbing whiskey peppermint or lavender oil, taking a warm bath with essential oils added to it, if it is not the first 4-6 weeks after birth, when the woman's uterus is ajar, and there is a bloody discharge from the vagina.
Harder is the case with when the cause of the pain is migraine.Since classical drugs to treat it are contraindicated during lactation.In this case, used NSAIDs.Always recommended to refuse the products that provoke migraine, such as chocolate.Furnishing the house should be as calm, nutrition right and sleep long.With the right lifestyle migraine will occur much less frequently.