Question: "Muffed constant headaches (15 weeks), how to escape? Endocrinologist said to drink just sweet tea and drinking magnesium. Does not save. "
Replies Igor Ivanovich Guzov , obstetrician-gynecologist, Ph.D., chief physician of the CIR.
Of course, the neuropathologist is needed here in order to figure out. Any headaches during pregnancy we estimate as a factor that requires to deal with it.
Sometimes there is a transient period when the entire vascular system adapts to pregnancy. And during pregnancy, sufficiently significant hemodynamic changes inside the body of the woman occur. Because, on the one hand, the tone of vessels falls, that is, the vessels are revealed, the peripheral resistance of blood flow drops. On the other hand, the cardiac emission increases, the shock volume, minute volume, increases the pulse rate.
That is, certain vascular changes inside the body are, and against the background of some predispositions sometimes there are in 15-17 weeks of headaches.
There is a variant of such - strong coffee. Previously, it was believed that he was contraindicated. Here you already understand that in the morning you can drink a cup of good coffee, because it often removes this symptoms. And you can add aspirin in the dosage of up to 100 milligrams.
That is, strong coffee or strong tea in the morning with the addition of this small tablet aspirin to 100 milligrams - can effectively remove this headache so that it does not torment you. Because if there is a painful state that you worry, it is very bad.
And if it does not help, then in the reserve there should be a preparation paracetamol, if you take non-steroidal anti -ols. In the West, it goes like acetaminophen. Paracetamol is considered the most proven and most secure.
In regular mode, it is impossible to take it certainly. You must always consult with your doctor. If we take our obstetric and gynecological discussions, colleagues communicate with each other and share experiences, just this question often rises. If a headache or some pain arises, what can you? If we start sorting out, nothing can not!
And now we recently had such a very good discussion where doctors participated from different countries and still came to the conclusion that after all, if the drug was used, the one that is best described and which is known. This is paracetamol.
It is believed that if the patient sometimes headache, she will, let's say, will drink paracetamol, the headache will disappear. The patient, at least relax, sleep, will do something around the house and so on. Because it does not happen worse when there is no lumen, and now this headache is strengthened, it is weakened and then goes ...
That is, this is such symptomatic therapy as a strong tea or strong coffee, combined with a non-steroidal any analgesic (this may be the low-volume aspirin or a small dose of paracetamol) is quite effective in order to reduce these vascular pain. But, most importantly, do not miss some kind of hidden pathology, which may be on this background.
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Headache for pregnancy
Enjoying the fetus - a large load on the body. because of This appear various unpleasant symptoms. Pregnant women often bother headaches, to get rid of which you need to find out their cause and exclude organic pathology.
Why a headache hurts
During pregnancy, all organs and systems go into reinforced work. At the same time, the future mother often experiences experiences about the future child. Against the background of this develop headaches. There are several reasons for their occurrence:
an increase in blood pressure - may be due to the existing chronic disease or with a fluid delay in late dates;
strong weight set - During pregnancy, an increase in body weight should occur gradually, observing certain norms in order to prevent too much load on the vessels, including the brain;
reduced blood pressure - arises due to chronic diseases or redistribution of blood from the upper bodies to the bottom: in the uterus;
lack of beneficial substances - The need for vitamins and minerals in pregnant women increases several times, so they are advised to accept additionally;
stress - Pregnant women often experience experiences due to of his condition or anxiety for the future child;
Chronic pathology - ORVI, osteochondrosis, kidney and eye damage can lead to an increase in pressure, temperature, or shifting of nerve endings, which provokes pain;
Weather change - Pregnant women often become meteurically sensitive and seriously experiencing jumps of air temperature or pressure.
To establish the cause of headaches mayor. For this, pregnant needs to come to his gynecologist and receive from him a direction for a survey or consultation of a narrow specialist.
Complaints of pain in the head of the head are considered by doctors as a subjective feeling of the patient. To search for the causes of this state and purpose of competent therapy, you need to be diagnosed. If a headache is hurting during pregnancy, women are prescribed:
blood pressure control - allows you to notice a tendency to increase or decrease;
general blood analysis - will show the presence of an inflammatory or infectious process;
general urine analysis - will indicate the presence of the pathology of the excretory system;
EEG - The study of the electrical activity of the brain will allow to identify the damage to the nervous system;
Ultrasound of the vessels of the brain - discovers vascular pathology;
MRI of the cervical vertebrae (except 1st trimester) - Show osteochondrosis.
After the full examination, the doctor selects an individual treatment scheme in accordance with the pregnancy and the presence of chronic diseases. An independent purpose of drugs is unacceptable and can lead to complications.
How to facilitate the state
Pregnant women are allowed to consume a limited amount of preparations. From headaches you can take:
But-shp. (DROTAVERIN) - removes vessel spasms;
Paracetamol, Nurofen, Citramon - Reduces the temperature, has an elelgeery effect;
Kozoten - Reduces blood pressure.
When pain appear due to Osteochondrosis doctors advise sign up for massage Shaino-timber zones. It is safe for pregnancy and helps to remove unpleasant sensations.
Headaches often appear during pregnancy. Independent treatment may not bring the desired effect and worsen the situation! Therefore, it is worth finding out the cause of pain and select drugs along with the doctor. This will help improve well-being without risk for mom and child.
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Migraine during pregnancy
Migraine is a headache that can cause strong suffering from a woman. It may be so strong that vomiting arises, weakness, partial loss of vision, the woman becomes better only in a dark room, isolated from all sorts of sounds. Headache during pregnancy associated with migraine, originally arises in one part of the head.
Migraine pain can last a few hours. If they are not treated, pains can last a whole day or even two. Migraine is a fairly unpredictable disease, especially during pregnancy, so you need to establish control over it.
Causes of migraine
The exact reason that causes headaches on the type of migraine, unknown. But the doctors believe that migraine, apparently, is associated with changes in the nerve receptors, the exchange of neurochemical substances and an increased influx of blood into the brain.
Researchers believe that excessively excited brain cells stimulate the emission of chemicals. These substances irritate blood vessels located on the surface of the brain. Irritation causes blood vessels to swell and stimulate pain syndrome.
Estrogen, as doctors believes, also plays an important role in the development of migraine. That is why during pregnancy, menstruation and in the period of menopause, the lack or oversupply hormone estrogen often causes headacles.
Diary of pregnant and migraine provocateurs tracking
A pregnant woman is far from always under the control of the doctor. Therefore, it is important for her to make a complete picture of his headaches. For this, experts recommend to keep a diary. It needs to record important information that will be done for a doctor a picture of migraine is clearer.
Hormonal changes during pregnancy - not the only thing that migraine can cause. Most women suffer due to a combination of stimuli, which cause headaches on the type of migraine. For example, stress, missed meals, absence or lack of sleep can cause migraine. And here's another important point: what migraine causes today can not be completely disturbed by a pregnant woman the next day.
Headache diary will help the future mom to track irritants and how pain repeats. This will help the doctor to make a decision about what treatment will work better to reduce specific pain symptoms. It will also help to recognize those stimuli, which can be avoided during pregnancy.
Every time a pregnant woman hurts, you need to record the following:
Specific symptoms: where the pain is manifested, what is the character of this pain, is there other symptoms, such as vomiting or sensitivity to noise, smells, bright light
When the headache begins and ends (time of day, duration)
What food and drinks pregnant ate and saw for two days before migraine, were new foods in the diet
Any environmental changes, such as travel, moving to a new place, change the weather,
Any treatment that pregnant used herself helped whether it helped or made a headache even worse
Products that can provoke headache (migraine) in pregnant
Products that contain preservatives (sodium glutamate) and nitrates
Aspartame - Sugar substitute in chocolate, cakes and candies
Migraine diagnostics for pregnant women
Headaches caused by complications during pregnancy, the doctor will be able to better diagnose if it provides the information that was recorded in the diary. In addition, the doctor would be important to know if someone had suffered from migraine in the patient's family (Mom, Grandma).
CT and other tests that concern X-ray radiation during pregnancy are not recommended due to potential risk for the fetus.
Migraine drugs in pregnant women
Headache for pregnancy treatment suggests insension. If you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant soon, the doctor will first advise you to stay away from medication. Before you take, you will have to weigh the effect of the drug on your future child.
Many drugs against migraine during pregnancy should be avoided - because they are associated with congenital defects in children. Some other medicines can negatively affect the course of pregnancy and cause a complication from a woman. For example, some of them can cause bleeding, miscarriage or intrauterine delay in the growth of the fetus - a condition in which the uterus and fruit cannot develop normally. Nonteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including aspirin, can cause the risk of bleeding and miscarriage. There is also a risk of complications of blood pressure in a child if taking anti-inflammatory and painkillers in the third trimester of pregnancy. For example, aspirin can lead to excessive blood loss of the mother during childbirth.
Ergotamines are designed specifically for the treatment of migraine. However, the headache for pregnancy treatment with these drugs is not recommended. They increase the risk of innate child defects, especially if they take them in the first trimester of pregnancy. These drugs can also stimulate the cuts in the uterus and premature labor.
But in extreme cases, to remove a headache during pregnancy, you still need to take medicine. Anesthetic, which are called analgesics, can help alleviate strong headaches during migraine. Paracetamol is considered a low risk preparation for pregnancy. Most NSPIDs, including ibuprofen and naproxen, can also help, but risks after their reception during pregnancy is difficult to calculate.
Narcotic anesthetic pregnant women should be avoided. They cause a double risk of narcotic drug addiction - both Mothers and infants, if used strong painkillers for a long time.
Relatively safe drugs for migraine during pregnancy include antidepressants (for example, amitriptyline and fluoxetine). There is another class of drugs to eliminate migraine symptoms. They are called beta-blockers, they include preparations such as propranolol, atenolol, labetalol, which are relatively safe for pregnant women.
Preventive treatment of migraine
If the future mother has severe, constantly repeating pain attacks, prophylactic treatment can remove the headache during pregnancy or reduce the symptoms of headaches. If a woman is pregnant, always worth talking to the doctor before taking any medicine or the means of traditional medicine. Migraine prevention measures include the diary of its symptoms. If you find that some factors (lifestyle, food, drinks) provoke migraine attacks, you should avoid them.
Stress headache in pregnant women
The headache of the voltage in pregnant women is manifested as pain and discomfort in the head of the head, especially the hair of it, or neck. The headache of the voltage in pregnant women is usually associated with spasms and clips of the muscles in these areas.
Causes of pain voltage in pregnant women
Head pains of stress in pregnant women may arise at any age, but most often found in women of 30-40 years.
If the headache in a pregnant woman occurs two or more times a week for several weeks or longer, it is considered chronic. Chronic daily headache can be a consequence of non-treated primary headaches.
Head stress pains can be a reaction to stress, depression, head injuries, or elevated anxiety.
Any pregnant woman who leads to the headache of tension, needs to be discussed with the doctor. Maybe a woman just should change the type of activity, and the headache will be held by itself without drugs. These classes, provoking the pain pain, can be work at a computer, work with papers, with tools requiring eye stress and neck, for example, a long-lasting look into the microscope. Sleep in a cold room or a sleep in the wrong position can also cause tension headache.
Other stress headache triggers in pregnant women include:
Caffeine (too much or sharply cancel it)
Cold, flu or sinusitis
Dental problems such as jaw compressions and teeth crossed
Fatigue or mental overvoltage
Head pains of stress in pregnant women can also arise if the woman has already experienced a migraine. Good news for pregnant women: tension headaches are not associated with brain diseases.
Symptoms of tension headache
Squeezing the head, as if visets, as well as pulling headache
Hurt both parts of the head
It hurts only one part of the head or a certain point.
Huricides the skin of the head, its top or back of the neck, pain can give in shoulders
The headache of the voltage can continue from 30 minutes to 7 days. It can be caused by stress, fatigue, noise or bright light.
Attention: Unlike migraine, headaches of stress usually do not cause nausea or vomiting.
Pregnant women with voltage headaches, as a rule, try to remove pain, massaging their heads or lower neck.
Diagnosis of tension headache in pregnant women
If the headache varies from mild to moderate, not accompanied by any other symptoms, from massage and after rash in a relaxed atmosphere, it can pass within a few hours. Then pregnant women do not need further examination. But if headaches of tension, despite the prevention, continue, need blood and urine tests, as well as examinations of the doctor and survey. It is also necessary to measure the pregnant blood pressure. Further examination will depend on the general picture of the disease - perhaps the doctor will send you to other specialists - Laura or orthopedic.
Medicines that can facilitate the headache of the voltage include
Paintal, such as aspirin, ibuprofen or paracetamol
Anesthetic, for example, but-shpa or spasmalgon
Miorlaxants, such as Tizandine (only on the recommendation of the doctor)
Remember that painkillers cannot remove the headache during pregnancy, but only facilitate the symptoms for a short period of time. After a while they can no longer work. Excessive use of painkillers is greater than during the week, can lead the headaches with pregnant women.
The best medicine from headaches during pregnancy is healthy sleep, fresh air and calm.
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Cluster headache in pregnant women is a one-sided headache that can begin greatly and continue short. Pain symptoms can constantly and disturb pregnant all over toal.
Cluster headaches are not dangerous for life and usually do not cause irreversible changes in the brain of pregnant women. Nevertheless, they are chronic and often very painful, disturbing the quality of life of a pregnant woman. Sometimes the pain head can be so strong that the woman can do nothing, it is very bad.
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The headaches of a cluster nature are four times more common in men than women. Nevertheless, pregnant women suffer from them in 20% of cases. Scientists do not know exactly what cluster headaches are assumed, it is assumed that this is due to the sudden emissions in the blood of hormone hormones and serotonin. The section of the brain - hypothalamus - sensitively reacts to this and transmits a pain signal through pain receptors.
Causes of cluster attacks
Alcohol and smoking
Big height (for example, airfare)
Bright light (including sunlight)
Excessive heat (hot weather, hot baths)
Products with high nitrite content (for example, bacon and canned meat, smoked sausage)
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Symptoms of cluster headaches in pregnant women
Cluster headache begins as a strong and sudden headache. Headache most often amazes a pregnant woman in 2-3 hours after she falls asleep. However, cluster headache may occur during wakefulness. It usually manifests itself at the same time day.
Cluster headache most often occurs on one side of the head. It can be described as:
Pain may occur in the eyes, in the eye day, in the area around the eyes.
Head pain can spread on one side of the face from Neck to the temples
Eyes and nose on the same side as headache, can also suffer. It can be:
Swelling under the eyes or around the eyes (they can influence both eyes)
Rhinitis (runny nose) or unilateral nasal congestion (on the same side as a headache)
Duration and frequency of cluster headaches in pregnant women
Headaches usually last from thirty minutes to two hours, and the average headache duration is 45 minutes. Sometimes strong headaches may pass in just ten minutes, and in some rare cases, headaches can last within a few hours. The pain can quickly enhance, reaching a maximum within 5 -10 minutes.
Headaches are called so because attacks - "clusters" continue for four to eight cycles per week. The frequency of attacks varies depending on the characteristics of each pregnant. Some women experience six cases of strong headaches per day, while others are just one cluster headache per week. In 85 percent cases, headaches will disturb the pregnant woman at the same time day during the entire cycle.
Some studies show that the older woman, the greater the risks that it will suffer during pregnancy from chronic strong headaches.
Cluster headaches may occur 1 time per day for a month, alternating with periods without pain (episodic headache), or can be repeated during the entire period of pregnancy (chronic headache).
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Your attending physician can diagnose this type of headache by asking questions about symptoms and your overall health.
If a medical examination is carried out during an attack of pain, it will be easier to determine the nature of the occurrence.
MRI of the head may be needed in extreme cases to exclude other causes of headaches in a pregnant woman.
During pregnancy, many pregnant drugs are taking unsafe, so the doctor may advise you to limit ourselves to anti-inflammatory pills or herbs, as well as painkillers. Accessories and aromatherapy, head massage and neck can also be used.
Pregnant can be appointed oxygen cocktails, peace, rest, healthy sleep.
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Headache for 1 trimester pregnancy
Maltseva Marina Arnoldna
Neurologist, specialist in the field of extrapyramidal pathologies, doctor of the highest category
Shabunina Ekaterina Mikhailovna
Neurologist, 2 category
Headache during pregnancy in 1 trimester is a dangerous symptom at which it is important to determine its cause. It can occur in the absence of serious disorders, as a result of stress or fatigue, and passes after rest. If it is often manifested with high intensity, it is worth contacting the doctor and do not wait until it disappears on your own. The clinical brain institution offers diagnostic and headache treatment programs that are selected individually and include all necessary research.
1. Causes of headaches during pregnancy in 1 trimester
1.1 Hormonal changes
1.4 Blood pressure and headache during pregnancy in 1 trimester
1.5 Blood glucose jumps
1.6 Other reasons
2. Methods of diagnostics during pregnancy
3. Methods of treating headaches in 1 trimester
Causes of headaches during pregnancy in 1 trimester
Headaches during pregnancy in the first trimester is a frequent phenomenon. During this period, they can even manifest themselves for those women who have not previously complained about this symptom. Pregnancy - stress for the body, so the first 3 months may be accompanied by bad well-being. Headache may occur for the following reasons:
nervous, emotional tension, experiences;
intensive physical activity and chronic fatigue;
sleep disorders, insomnia;
improper nutrition, consumption of a large amount of coffee, salt, fried and flour dishes, as well as overeating;
Insufficient physical activity.
Headaches that occur in the absence of organic disorders often pass independently. Doctors recommend complying with a schedule of sleep and physical exertion, choose healthy food and abandon products that can cause migraine attacks. This list is individual, but often coffee, greasy dishes and sweets in large quantities.
Headache in the first trimester of pregnancy is often caused by hormonal restructures. During this period, the level of progesterone is sharply increasing - it is necessary to prepare the body for pregnancy. It causes a decrease in the reactivity of the immune system, due to which the fruit is not defined as a foreign body and does not turn back. The progesterone is as elevated as much as possible in the first trimester, while it may cause swelling, water-salt impairment and strong headaches.
In the first trimester, an increase in the level of estrogen is also observed. These hormones cause acceleration of metabolic processes, as well as reduce the tone of the vessels. These substances are normal to reduce pressure and reduce the manifestations of hypertension, but in hypotension can trigger the intake of headaches.
Early toxicosis is considered a normal manifestation of pregnancy and arises from many women, but in some cases requires more detailed diagnosis by the doctor. It represents the reaction of the immune system to the appearance of the embryo - it is perceived by the body as an alien protein. The exact cause of the development of toxicosis is unknown, but there are several theories of its origin. The first is associated with hormonal restructuring during pregnancy, which cause digestive disorders and bouts of headaches. The second explains the deterioration of the well-being adaptation of the immune system to changes in the body. There is also a neuro-reflex theory: in the first trimester there is an activation of some subcortex centers of the brain, which are responsible for the manifestation of protective reflexes, including the center of vomiting.
Toxicosis is manifested by a complex of characteristic symptoms:
disruption of digestion, frequent nausea and vomiting;
increased sensitivity to light, smells and other stimuli;
With a pronounced stage, a decrease or an increase in blood pressure, heart rate disorders, acetionalura.
In the first trimester of pregnancy, toxicosis is a normal response of the body. The second trimester of its manifestation is on their own. To the doctor should appeal if the toxicosis is accompanied by constant headaches, weight loss and other dangerous manifestations. It is also not considered the norm in the Late time - in this case, the doctor may decide on inpatient observation.
Attacks of acute headache, which occurs without a certain reason is a migraine. It manifests itself in men and women of any age and is not associated with organic violations. Migraine may be associated with brainwater failure and other factors. The attacks are often provoked by hormonal imbalance, external stimuli, stress and physical exertion, as well as certain weather conditions. Headache may occur suddenly, but many patients first show the symptoms of the foremen (migraine aura). They include:
change of sensitivity to light, smells;
violation of digestion, nausea and vomiting;
worsening hearing, noise in the ears;
numbness of the upper extremities, reducing the sensitivity of the fingers.
The aggravation of migraine can be caused by a change in hormonal balance during pregnancy. In this case, the doctor's observation is recommended. To eliminate headaches, a systematic reception can be needed against migraine.
Blood pressure and headache during pregnancy in 1 trimester
One of the causes of the headache that can be exacerbated during pregnancy is an increase in blood pressure (hypertension). It occurs with various vascular diseases, including atheroscleorosis, inflammatory processes, weaknesses of vascular walls and other pathologies. Hypertension is dangerous with an increased load on the walls of the arteries, as a result of which they become less elastic and worse adapt to blood pressure drops. As a result, a breaking of blood vessels can be observed, the consequences of which depend on the localization of the damaged area.
With an increase in blood pressure, the following symptoms arise:
acute pulsating headache, which can concentrate in temples or spread to the entire surface of the head;
heart rate disorders;
Redness of the skin;
nausea and vomiting;
Nervous manifestations, including exacerbation of the reaction to bright lighting and odors, changing the skin sensitivity.
During pregnancy, it is also possible to exacerbate hypotension - decrease in blood pressure. Its reasons include impaired nervous regulation, vascular disease, vitamin deficit, stressful situations and heart pathology. The attacks of the disease are manifested by weakness, drowsiness, nausea and headache, as well as the pallor of the skin and mucous membranes. Many patients are diagnosed with chronic hypotension. In the first trimester of pregnancy, its aggravation may be observed, due to the intense blood supply to the placenta. In this case, it is recommended to monitor well-being, comply with a diet-recommended diet, recreation schedule and physical exertion.
Blood glucose jumps
Hypoglycemia is a dangerous state at which a decrease in blood glucose levels is observed. This element is necessary for the normal flow of biochemical processes at the cellular level, and especially important during pregnancy, for the full nutrition of the placenta. The glucose deficiency leads to the insufficiency of the energy exchange, as a result of which there is a sharp deterioration in well-being. Frequent hypoglycemia attacks are dangerous both for the health of the patient and for the development of the fetus. They are accompanied by the following signs:
Magnifying headache, dizziness;
decrease in blood pressure, pallhery;
nausea, violation of digestion;
swells of mood, irritability, drowsiness;
With a sharp decline in glucose levels, fainting is possible.
Hyperglycemia is the excess of the permissible level of blood sugar. It is manifested by a characteristic complex of symptoms, which include weight loss, headaches, drowsiness, increased need for liquid and frequent urination. It may occur after overeating, due to stressful situations and irregular physical exertion, is also diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. In case of violations of the endocrine system, pregnancy must be under the control of the doctor, if necessary, under the condition of systematic reception of medicines for controlling glucose in the blood.
Strong headache during pregnancy in 1 trimester is not a disease, but a manifestation of a number of violations. They may be associated with the reaction of the immune system, hormonal changes, stress, nervous and emotional voltage. However, it can also be a sign of dangerous violations and chronic diseases that affect pregnancy and need permanent observation. So, during pregnancy in the first trimester, the head hurts for the following reasons:
violation of the cerebral circulation and the appearance of areas of ischemia (oxygen deficiency in tissues);
chronic renal or liver failure;
consequences of injuries in the field of back and neck, brain concussion;
pathology of the endocrine system, hormonal imbalance;
Stroke, aneurysm and other acute states.
If there is nauseous and hurts a head during early pregnancy, it can be considered an indicator of the norm. Such an organism reaction occurs with the increased sensitivity of the immune system, but the second trimester passes, after the adaptation period is expired. However, it is important to monitor well-mindedness and contact the doctor when manifesting other alarming symptoms: pressure jumps and blood glucose levels, pain in the heart, fainting.
Doctors of the Clinical Institute of the Brain argue: if in the first trimester of pregnancy hurts a head, it is worth a survey and determine the cause of this state. For effective treatment with the use of a minimum amount of drugs, accurate data on injuries and chronic diseases are needed, the exact characteristic of symptoms, as well as test results. The doctor is important to report, what factors provoked a headache, which areas it affects and what intensity is manifested. If it is constant, accompanied by a violation of the cardiovascular system and other hazardous symptoms, the following examination methods are assigned:
blood tests - they will help determine the presence of inflammatory processes, the features of the hormonal balance, the level of glucose and vitamins, as well as other important indicators;
frequent dimension of blood pressure with maintaining results;
Doppler - Examination of the vessels by the ultrasound method;
Ultrasound of the abdominal and heart organs, to eliminate sharp and chronic diseases.
Diagnostics of headaches during pregnancy is difficult due to the inaccessibility of some techniques, which may adversely affect the process of forming the fetus. So, in the first trimester, X-ray radiation is dangerous to health, therefore radiography is appointed only by decision of the attending physician. It is also undesirable to conduct magneto-resonant tomography in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, since it is during this period that the main tissues and fetus organs occurs. If symptoms do not pose a danger to the life of the mother, the diagnosis of headaches are delayed before delivery.
Headache treatment methods
The attending physician will tell you what drugs can be taken from the headache pregnant in the first trimester. In the low dosage, drugs based on paracetamol (solpadein), drootaverine (but-shp) are allowed. However, their application should be coordinated with the attending physician, since the body's reaction to the use of painkillers and antispasmodics is individual. Doctors of the Clinical Institute of the Brain recommend several techniques that will reduce the manifestations of headaches without harm to the body during pregnancy.
Proper nutrition, taking into account the increasing need for vitamins, microelements, carbohydrates and nutrients - the basis of the prevention and treatment of headaches in the early periods of pregnancy. It should be abandoned with fatty and fried dishes, sweets, fast food. The basis of the diet should be cereals, low-fat varieties of meat and fish, vegetables and fruits. If necessary, as well as the results of blood tests, it may be necessary to receive vitamin complexes.
Massage is one of the methods of eliminating vascular spasms. Headaches can be caused by a violation of cerebral circulation as a result of squeezing of vessels at the neck level. Muscle relaxation and blood flow restoration leads to a noticeable improvement in well-being.
An individually selected graph of physical activity is important during pregnancy. From intensive loads should be abandoned, but it is necessary to give daily time to walk in the fresh air. In their absence, the likelihood of exchange disorders increases, worsening blood circulation and insufficient oxygen intake to the cells and tissues of the brain.
An important method of prevention and treatment of headaches is regular control of blood tests. At home, arterial pressure indicators and glucose levels can be measured. It is also important not to forget about scheduled surveys.
In 1 trimester from headaches, pregnant women are not recommended to take drugs without coordination with the attending physician. However, it is also dangerous to tolerate it - it can lead to a deterioration in the blood supply to the brain, fainting, the appearance of inspections of ischemia, as well as to malfunction of the placenta. As a result, risks are increasing not only for the fetus, but also for the health of the mother, the probability of heart attack and stroke increases. The clinical institution of the brain offers individual programs for diagnosing and treating headaches, including on the initial period of pregnancy. Here you can go through a full examination and get a consultation of specialists of a narrow profile, as well as get recommendations, as efficiently and safely get rid of pain without health risk during pregnancy.
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It is impossible to submit a person who has never experienced headaches. According to statistics, women experience this type of pain 20% more often than men. Specialists advise not to endure headaches, as it worsens the quality of life and reduces performance.
At the moment there is a large selection of drugs that are able to effectively get rid of headaches. But how to be pregnant women, if the majority of medicines can not be applied during the period of tooling the child? It has been proven that many drugs can cause certain violations of the child's development, especially in the first trimester of pregnancy (up to 13 weeks).
Let's try to figure out which drugs can be taken pregnant women to effectively get rid of headaches and do not affect the development of the fetus.
Often, the cause of pain can be a spasm of the vessels of the brain, the muscles of the neck or the occipital part of the head ..
In such cases, the means that in their composition contains substances, relaxing vessel walls. Due to this, there is an increase in the diameter of the vessels, the blood circulation is normalized.
It is important to know that this group of drugs is effective with tension headaches.
Antispasmodics are the safest group of painkillers during pregnancy.
"But-shpa" ("DROTAVERIN") is a drug that promotes the relaxation of smooth muscular cells. This drug affects not only the wall of the vessels, but also on the cells of the intestine, the biliary system, the urinary system, the uterus. It is for this reason "but-shp" successfully applied during pregnancy with an increased tone of the uterus.
Thanks to numerous studies, it was revealed that this medicine does not have a negative effect on the fruit, does not cause malformations.
Application must be in permissible therapeutic doses, as the dosage excess may result in side effects:
Reduced pressure (up to a fainted state).
Violation of cardiac rhythm (heartbeat).
The appearance of a tendency to constipate (by reducing the intestinal peristals).
Contraindication to use is the individual sensitivity to the active substance, hypotension from 90/60 mm Hg.st. and below, tachycardia from 110 ° C / min.
Forbidden to use during pregnancy, the combined spaskemalgesic products, which, in addition to the antispasmodic component, contain another active ingredient - analgesic. These drugs include "Spasmalgon", "Andipal".
One of the reasons for the appearance of headaches is to increase pressure. For pregnant women, this situation is most relevant for a number of reasons:
an increase in circulating blood during gestation almost 40%;
The development of gestosis for which the pressure increase is characterized, as well as a fluid delay in the body;
reinforced load on the cardiovascular system;
The aggravation of existing chronic kidney diseases, hearts.
Increased pressure is manifested by the pains most pronounced in the occipital region. Perhaps the feeling of gravity in the head, the flashes "flies in front of the eyes."
Among the allowed hypotensive drugs of the central action are isolated ("SUPPORT"), the solution of "magnesium sulfate" ("Magnesia").
"Support" affects alpha-adrenoreceptors located in the brain.
It can be applied during the period of having a child for a number of reasons:
There is no negative impact on the development of the fetus.
Preserved adequate uterine-placental blood flow.
"Magnesia". When a pregnant headache associated with high pressure, good effectiveness has Magnesium sulfate solution. In addition, it is a tocolic (reduces the tone of the uterus), contributes to the removal of fluid from the body (at edema).
This medicine is successfully applied in obstetrics, it is especially necessary if pregnant gestosis has, as it affects many stones of pathogenesis.
The main method of administration is intravenous infusion, less often intramuscularly
If necessary, the tableted grades of magnesium ("Magnerot", "Magnelis", "Magne-B6") are prescribed. Their action is manifested gradually, the duration of therapy is from 10 to 30 days.
This drug group is capable of getting rid of moderate intensity without harm for the state of the fetus.
The drug penetrates through the placental barrier, but according to the conducted Paracetamol research does not have toxic and teratogenic effects (no development anomalies) on the fruit. It should be remembered that the reception of this drug must be limited.
Analogues of Paracetamol are "Panadol", Efferoralgan.
A group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory funds is not recommended for use during gestation. However, if the head hurts very much, and other drugs do not help, then follow the following rules:
Avoid the use of equipment based on analgin as the most toxic of all drugs of this group.
It is not recommended to take combined analgesics that contain several components that eliminate pain. These include: "Pentalgin", "Kaffetin", "Salpadein".
It is better to prefer drugs with one active substance (preferably based on paracetamol).
Try not to take two or more tablets in one day, as well as avoid long-term reception.
If possible, avoid taking tablets in the first trimester when the formation of organs and fetus systems occurs.
Given the small selection of drugs to relieve headaches during pregnancy, you should give preference to alternative methods.
It is proved that the fingers from the frontal part of the head to the occipital (only in one direction) contributes to the elimination of the stagnation of venous blood in the sinus of the brain. This is explained by the presence of vein-perforant on the surface of the head that are associated with venous sinus.
Such massage for 15 minutes can significantly reduce pain syndrome, up to its full elimination.
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Especially effective if the head hurts due to the osteochondrosis of the cervical spine. After all, there are vertebral artery in the cervical department, the compression of which can cause painful pain in the head.
The impact on certain points of our body leads to the activation of some physiological processes. Thus, with a headache, an easy pressing on the temporal areas on both sides, lightweight arraying movements clockwise can be used.
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Neck massage can be done only in the form of easy impact on the muscles, stroking, in whose case is not strong. First, movements with intensive pressure will give pain in the muscles. Secondly, there is always the likelihood of the presence of hernia, the massage at which is done very carefully.
Remove the headache will help pressing the following points: at the base of the inside edge of both eyebrows, the center of the Absorption Arc (the place of the outdoor nerve), the middle of the bridge, the point between the base 1 and 2 fingers of the brush of both hands. For each point you need to gently push, 2-3 minutes.
Effectively drink a cup of strong tea with a reduced pressure-tailed headache. Coffee drinks should not be used during pregnancy, as caffeine may cause heartbeat. With caution with diabetes and gestational diabetes mellitus, which is common among pregnant women.
If a pregnant woman often hurts a head, she needs to establish his day of the day. Normalization of sleep and rest is very important. For example, a walk before bed for 15 minutes is very useful. Pains will be much less disturbing, if you pay tribute to your attention.
Contributes to relaxation and improved blood circulation in the body.
Do not get involved in aromatherapy, as some essential oils can cause an allergic reaction.
The reasons due to which the head may be sowed, at the moment, not less than 50 is known. During pregnancy, head pains of stress are most relevant, as well as arising from the pressure lift (for example, with severe gestosis).
Despite such a wide range of drugs available in the pharmacological market, during pregnancy their choice is extremely limited. Therefore, during the baby tooling, before drinking this or that medicine, it is necessary to find out the cause of headaches.
Unsystemic receiving tablets can negatively affect the development of the baby. We must not forget about the serious causes of headaches (vascular aneurysm, pathological convulsion, volume formation of the brain). To understand the mechanisms of pain syndrome, as well as the prescribing the necessary drug will help consult with a gynecologist and therapist.
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Headache is an actual problem for many people. According to statistics, with this unpleasant symptom, at least once in his life, each person came across, not even with chronic diseases, injuries and other pathologies. The pain syndrome can manifest itself with different intensity, but regardless of this, it causes discomfort, reduces performance and worsens the quality of life. Tablets from headaches are a popular and affordable tool that is perhaps every home first aid kit.
Many drugs are released without a recipe and are familiar to several generations of our compatriots. At the same time, there are no universal tablets from headaches, since this symptom can accompany more than 40 pathologies. In order to determine the cause of pain syndrome, you need to consult a doctor. If there is no such possibility, then at least in general terms know which painkillers are presented on sale, as they act and what they differ.
Causes of headaches
Pain syndrome may differ in character, localization, distribution, duration and other characteristics. The doctor has a diagnosis in each case, relying on a set of many factors that may indicate a disease or a different disease. For example:
sharp pains can appear in spasms of brain vessels or cervical osteochondrosis;
Pulsing pains may indicate migraine, otitis, violation of the vascular system, glaucoma and a number of other diseases;
Prolonged pains usually appear when meningitis, encephalitis, tuberculosis, as well as with severe lesions of the nervous system.
In addition, with different diseases, pain syndrome may have a certain localization:
In migraine, some pathologies of the eyes, inflammation of the nasal sinuses, pneumonia pain concentrates in the forehead and surveillance;
With hypertension, osteochondrosis, the tension of the muscles of the neck and head, neuralgia of the occipital nerve - in the nape region;
with elevated intracranial pressure, flu, angina, pneumonia, hyimorite - in the forehead and temples;
In migraines, spasms of the muscles of the neck and head, the appearance of a tumor - in the area of the pattern.
Call headaches can not only diseases, but also frequent stress, bad habits, sleep mode disorders, meteo-dependence. In women, painful syndrome may be associated with the menstrual cycle, in men - with overwork, in children with colds, in the elderly - with violations of the cardiovascular system and neurological pathologies. The pathological condition may be accompanied by nausea and vomiting, increasing temperature, chills, dizziness and other symptoms. In each case, an individual selection of medicines is required.
Headaches can be caused by various reasons. In some diagnoses, the patient requires urgent hospitalization. Thus, independent diagnosis is unacceptable, and the uncontrolled use of drugs from headaches may aggravate the disease. Anesthetics must be selected by the attending physician in accordance with the diagnosed diagnosis.
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Basic groups of preparations from headaches
This is an extensive group of drugs that will be bored with pain syndrome, without causing the effect of anesthesia. Analgesics have a comprehensive effect: anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic. Despite this, they are not able to eliminate the cause of pain and cannot be used as systemic long-term therapy (exceptions are determined by the attending physician and can be associated with diagnoses such as migraine, oncology, etc.).
Features of application
Analgesics - modern high-speed drugs, which, in accordance with the instructions, can be used with headaches. Tablets begin to act on an average after 20-30 minutes and save their effect to 8 hours. Almost all manufacturers indicate that the simultaneous reception of different analgesics is not allowed, since this can provoke the occurrence of side effects. Before taking medication, it is necessary to familiarize yourself with annotation.
What drugs relate to analgesics?
The following groups of non-Arcotic analgesics are distinguished: salicylic acid derivatives (aspirin); Anilin derivatives (Paracetamol, Panadol); derivatives of alkane acids ("ibuprofen", "diclofenak"); Pyrazolone derivatives (Analgin); Others ("Dimeksid", "Pentalgin") and others.
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One of the common causes of the appearance of headaches is a violation of blood circulation in the brain caused by spasm (narrowing of the lumen) of the vessels. In this case, pain syndrome will be intensified when applied to the problem of cold, and the use of analgesics may be ineffective. Again to feel the facilitation of the patient will help the reception of antispasmodic drugs that contribute to the restoration of blood circulation in the tissues. As in the case of analgesics, it is recommended to apply these tablets as a single aid, and not on an ongoing basis.
What drugs are attracted to spasmolitics?
Two large groups of spasmolytic drugs are distinguished:
1. Motropic antispasmodics. Preparations from this group can be assigned at elevated arterial pressure. Motropic antispasmodics eliminate the spasms of smooth muscles, due to which there is relaxing and expanding the walls of the vessels. Some tablets have an additional sedative effect. Preparations against headache from this group - "Papaverin", "Dibazole", "But-Shpa", "Decalgin" and others.
2. Neurotropic antispasmodics. Aimed at blocking nerve impulses and relaxation of smooth muscles, due to which blood circulation is restored and a painful syndrome is borne. Some drugs can be prescribed during pregnancy (only on the recommendation of the doctor). Popular neurotropic antispasmodics - "Buckopan", "Aproofen", "Hosqing", etc.
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Used to eliminate the pathological expansion of vessels, which leads to a bloodstream. Vasomotoring tablets are aimed at normalization of blood circulation. Caffeine, ergotamine, triptans and other substances aimed at increasing the tone of capillaries, veins and arteries can be included in the funds. Such preparations such as Cofetamine and Migrenol help to quickly remove headaches with migraine at home. At the same time, many vesseloring pills are not allowed without prescription can only be assigned to the attending physician in the presence of testimony.
Nonteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
NSAIDs - a group of drugs with a complex action: anesthetic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory. Such pills can be assigned to headaches accompanying colds, feverish states, inflammatory processes in the body. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs begin to act quickly and retain the effect for several hours. Nevertheless, with chronic pain syndrome, such pills are usually not recommended as they have a number of contraindications.
What drugs are attributed to the NSAID?
NSAIDs are conventionally divided into two groups:
1. With a low-rise effect. These include Analgin, Paracetamol, Panadol, Baratgin, Tempalgin, Sedalgin, and others.
2. With a pronounced effect. These are such drugs as "aspirin", "Indomethacin", "Diclofenak", "Ibuprofen", "Ketoprofen" and others.
The listed drugs are available effective means that are usually applied from headache at home. Despite this, their reception should also be coordinated with the attending physician, which takes into account the features of the interaction of prescribed drugs.
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List of effective pills from headaches
Universal painkillers that can be used in any situation do not exist. Even the strongest tablets will not bring the desired effect if their action is not aimed at eliminating the causes of pain syndrome. Despite this, on the Internet you can find ratings for 2019 with lists of the best preparations against headaches. It is impossible to rely on this information, since the selection of drugs should carry out the attending physician.
Below is a list of inexpensive drugs that are in demand and can be purchased without a recipe as a single-sized headache.
Acetylsalicylic acid-based tablets almost certainly have in every home first aid kit. The medicine can be used in migraine, violation of cerebral circulation, inflammatory diseases, dependence on alcohol. "Aspirin" is well diluted with blood and can prevent the formation of thrombus. Due to this quality, the drug is recognized by specialists one of the most effective in the treatment of vascular diseases. At the same time, acetylsalicylic acid is not recommended to take to persons with diagnoses such as peptic ulcer of the stomach and intestines, disorders of blood clotting, etc.
"Aspirin", in accordance with the instructions, you can take 1 tablet 3 times a day after meals. The duration of the course of treatment is determined by the doctor and is usually not more than 2 weeks.
from 350 p.
Tablets are effervescent; 5 strips for 2 hidden tablets; Manufacturer Bayer Bitterfeld GmbH, Germany
The active ingredient of this drug in most cases is well absorbed by the body and helps with headaches of various etiology. Paracetamol is one of those affordable, but at the same time effective and gentle antipyretics. On its basis, other drugs of this group are also manufactured, for example, Panadol for children.
The drug, in accordance with the instructions, can be taken unite or up to 4 times a day, but no more than 5 days in a row, otherwise unwanted complications associated with an overdose of the active substance may develop.
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500 mg tablets; 10 tablets; Manufacturer "Farmstandart-Lexers", Russia
This drug is one of the most common and affordable analgesics. Take the "cititone", in accordance with annotation, it is possible with non-linking headaches that may arise against the background of increasing temperature or some inflammatory processes. The therapeutic effect is achieved by increasing the tone of vessels and improved blood circulation. The active substances of most forms of the issue of "citragon" are aspirin, paracetamol, caffeine, that is, the drug can have a combined effect.
Doctors recommend not to abuse these pills from headaches due to the probability of developing side effects. The duration of the medication can be not more than 3 days. The daily dose can be no more than 8 tablets.
The preparation of combined action, which eliminates the headache and has a sedative effect. This means that Thepalgin is not recommended, if after that the person has to work that requires concentration. At the same time, the active ingredient of this drug shows good efficacy with pains of various nature and severity.
In accordance with the instruction "Tempalgin" is allowed to take up to 3 times a day. As a rule, in this case we are talking about the rescue pain syndrome. The term for the treatment of headaches with this drug should be not more than 5 days.
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Tablets covered with film shell; 2 blisters of 10 tablets; Manufacturer Sopharma AD, Bulgaria
This is another popular preparation of combined action. The use of Pentalgin, in accordance with the instructions, has spasmolitic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic effect. Its action is directed to slowing the process of producing hormones provoking pain syndrome. In most cases, the required result is achieved after receiving one tablet.
The drug is recommended to take no more than 3 times a day. The permissible duration of the treatment of headaches is up to 5 days.
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Tablets covered with film shell; 2 contour cellular packs of 12 tablets; Manufacturer "Farmstandart-Lexers", Russia
The high-speed drug shown in migraine, as well as headaches that can be caused by inflammatory processes and nervous overvoltage. "Ibuprofen" on the antipyretic and bloodstanding properties of close to "Aspirin". The first effect after taking the medication is usually observed after 10 minutes, but the peak effect is displayed on the average after 2 hours.
During the day it is allowed to take no more than 4 tablets, other cases must be discussed with the attending physician. The duration of treatment depends on the characteristics of the disease.
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Tablets coated with film sheath of 400 mg; 2 contour cellular packs of 10 tablets; Manufacturer of OJSC "Synthesis", Russia
The product is bought by the spasm of the walls of the vessels, eliminates the inflammatory process and removes pain syndrome. Sazgan quickly brings relief and retains the therapeutic effect for 4-8 hours. Despite the fact that the drug is released without a prescription and is shown in a wide list of states, it is advisable to agree with the attending physician.
Sazgan refers to the means of one-time use, therefore the duration of the drug, according to annotation, should be not more than 3 days. In violation of this rule, the risk of side effects is possible.
The drug is prescribed predominantly with headaches coming after stress, physical or emotional overvoltage. As a rule, such pain syndrome is characterized by moderation and absence of ripples. "But-shpa" has a spasmolytic effect, relaxing the walls of the vessels and normalizing blood circulation. The therapeutic effect occurs approximately 15 minutes after the use of medication.
At a time, according to annotation, it is recommended to receive no more than two tablets. The daily dose of the drug should not exceed 8 tablets. Without consultation, the doctor takes the "but-shpu" for longer than two days is prohibited.
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Tablets 40 mg; 100 tablets in a polypropylene bottle with PE plug; Manufacturer Chinoin Pharmaceutical and Chemical Works Co, Hungary, Representative Office of Joint-Stock Company "Sanofi-Aventis Group", France
The preparation of combined action, which has an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effect. Nurofen has pronounced painkillers. If the patient does not know what to do with a strong headache accompanying a migraine attack, some experts recommend one to take this drug. Further treatment in this case should appoint a doctor.
In accordance with the instructions, the use of "Nurofen" is possible on one tablet no more than 4 times a day. Breaks between drug intakes should be about 4 hours. Use the tablets longer than 3 days is not recommended, because the risk of developing side effects.
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Capsules 400 mg; 2 blisters of 10 capsules; Manufacturer Banner Pharmacaps Europe B.V., Netherlands
Available antispasmodic, which, like "but-shpa", has a relaxing effect on the muscles of vessels, contributes to the expansion of their lumen and normalization of blood circulation. Additionally, Papaverin has a sedative effect, so some doctors recommend taking it with frequent stress and insomnia.
Use this means from headaches, according to annotation, allowed not more than 4 times a day. At a time you can take no more than 2 tablets.
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Suppositories rectal 20 mg; 2 contour cellular packs of 5 suppositories; Manufacturer of Biochimik OJSC, Russia
An antispasmodic drug that can be used with severe headaches. Buckopan is also recommended by doctors as a means of marine or aerial disease. In some cases, the drug is prescribed to children. Buckopan has a pronounced therapeutic effect after one time applying, but it can also be used as part of a comprehensive treatment.
In accordance with the instructions, adults can take this preparation for 1-2 tablets up to 3 times a day. If the pain does not pass, the doctor's consultation is required. The dosage for children is selected individually.
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Tablets coated with a shell of 10 mg; 2 blisters of 10 tablets; Manufacturer "Delpharm Reims", France
The antispasmodic preparation, which in composition and properties is close to "Papaverin", but surpasses it in terms of efficiency and duration of action. DROTAVERINA will stop painful syndrome by eliminating spasms of vessels and tissue recovery.
Since the drug may cause a number of side effects, its use must be coordinated with the attending physician. If you want to eliminate pain at home, then the patient is important to follow the instructions.
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Tablets 40 mg; 2 contour cellular packs of 10 tablets; Manufacturer of OJSC OJSC, Russia
Contraindications for the use of preparations from headaches
Each drug designed to relieve pain syndrome has a number of indications and contraindications. If you have the latter, it is recommended to consult with your doctor before taking pills.
The main contraindications to the use of painkillers:
Individual intolerance to the components of the medication;
the period of pregnancy and feeding the child with breasts;
Blood coagulation disorders;
Bronchial asthma and other pathologies of the respiratory system;
ulcerative lesions and erosion of the gastrointestinal tract;
hepatitis and liver failure;
Allergic diseases, etc.
To minimize the risk of developing complications, it is necessary to entrust the selection of funds from the headache to a qualified doctor. Only a specialist will be able to take into account the combination of various drugs during complex therapy and choose the necessary dosage.
Tablets from headaches during pregnancy
The period of the child's waiting is associated with the restructuring of a hormonal background and a multitude of other physiological changes in the body of a woman. During pregnancy, future mothers may experience frequent headaches, mood swings, stress.
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During this period, even such drugs like "Aspirin" and "Analgin" fall under the prohibition. If the doctor prescribes pills from headaches, then in minimal doses and mostly one-time. It should also be borne in mind that at different terms the specialist can recommend different means.
Headache preparations for children
Pain syndrome in children may occur for various reasons. Thus, pediatricians typically diagnose migraine, stress headaches, increased intracranial pressure, violations of vision. Each case requires a detailed examination and appointment of drugs that will help eliminate not discomfort, but the reason for its appearance. Parents are encouraged to take into account that the reception of incorrectly selected painkillers can also provoke headaches in the child.
With a repeated pain, a pediatrician may assign "ibuprofen" or "paracetamol" in dosages corresponding to the age of a small patient. Nest headaches in most cases will help eliminate the following tips:
Carrying the room where the child is located;
adherence to sleep mode;
Sustful sweet tea (can with Melissa).
What helps from headache except pills?
Despite the variety of painkillers, it is difficult to find a drug today, which would not have side effects. For those patients who cannot take tablets, there are other techniques to eliminate pain syndrome. They can be applied at home, at work, on a trip and other places. At the same time, the patient also needs to know the cause of discomfort to pick up the optimal option.
What to do when headaches without pills? We give a few simple and affordable recipes that have shown efficiency in practice.
1. Infusion of mint. The tool can be used in migraines and headaches caused by colds. For the preparation of infusion 1 tablespoon of dry grass, it is necessary to pour a glass of boiling water, to insist about half an hour and strain. Use in two receptions during the day.
2. Decoration of the Oral. The remedy has a vasodilatory and sedative effect. For cooking, 1 tablespoon of grass is poured with two glasses of boiling water and kept for half an hour. Take the infusion of oregano is needed by half a compartment 3 times a day. Every day you need to prepare a new decoction.
3. Herbal collection, including mint leaves, pharmaceutical chamomile, Valerian roots and Fennel fruits, can be recommended for frequent headaches caused by stress and overwork. To prepare 2 tablespoons of herbal mixture, it is necessary to pour 0.5 liters of boiling water and insist in a thermos 5 hours. It is better to make it in the evening so that in the morning it was possible to drink an empty stomach of a glass of aimed infusion.
This is a small list of what helps from headache at home. The above list can be complemented by hundreds of other herbs, rhizomes, colors, fruits and berries, which in different combinations can have the therapeutic effect necessary for a particular patient. At the same time, phytotherapy may also have limitations, so the use of infusions and decoctions is recommended to be coordinated with the attending physician.
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It is impossible to submit a person who, at least once in his life, did not come across a headache. As statistics show, women are much more commonly male suffer from cepalgia of one nature. During pregnancy, a female representative is also not protected from headaches. And then there is a lawsager question, than to stop painful syndrome, because many drugs during the period of having a child are prohibited. In this article we will talk about what medicines from headaches are allowed during pregnancy.
Paracetamol is one of the preparations for choosing to relieve other or other localization syndrome, including headaches during pregnancy.
During numerous studies, the teratogenic effect of this medication was detected. Doctors allow this tool throughout the entire period of gestation, however, it recommends that it is consistent with its use in the first and third trimester.
In essence, paracetamol is an analgesic antipyractic with analgesic, antipyretic, weak anti-inflammatory effect. It is shown with a weakly or moderately pronounced pain syndrome of various localization, an increase in body temperature in infectious or any other diseases.
The main contraindication to its use is hypersensitivity.
Ibuprofen is another anti-inflammatory, analgesic agent allowed during pregnancy.
In 2011, scientists from the Russian University of Friendship of Peoples published work, based on the results of which it was established that Ibuprofen could be a safe alternative to paracetamol in the first two trimesters of pregnancy, and in the third trimester of gestation, especially after the 31st week of its application, it should be avoided.
Despite the fact that this drug is allowed in the first two trimesters of pregnancy, it is possible to take it only after prior consultation with the doctor.
It is prescribed for various inflammatory diseases, for example, with rheumatoid arthritis, neuralgia, traumatic inflammation of soft tissues, feverish states of various genesis, as well as with various types of pain syndrome.
It is worth noting that ibuprofen has a number of contraindications, among which are hypersensitivity, ulcerative ulcer of the stomach and duodenal intestine, violation of blood coagulation and so on.
DROTAVERIN is a myotropic spasmolitic, a relaxing smooth muscles. By relaxing the smooth muscles of the vessels, it has a vasodilatory effect, thereby eliminating the headache.
It is believed that drootaverin can be applied on any period of pregnancy, due to the fact that there were no side effects from his reception for the fetus. However, despite this, to use drootaver during gestation, as well as any other drug, it is necessary to fit with caution.
It is contraindicated in arterial hypotension, hypersensitivity, severe hepatic or renal failure, hereditary intolerance to galactose, lactase deficiency and so on.
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Many women are experiencing headaches during pregnancy. Below we will tell about what reasons she can arise and how to get rid of it, without causing harm to himself and the child. By the way, the treatment of headaches in the first, second and third trimesters can differ significantly.
Why is the head of the head during pregnancy: the main reasons
With Cefalgia (headache) during pregnancy, each fifth woman is familiar - the statistics says so. Most often, Cefalgia makes itself felt in the first trimester, although some pregnant women suffer from her at later. There are so many different reasons for headaches - ranging from insignificant and temporary problems to serious chronic pathologies. Let's try to figure it out - why the head may hurt during pregnancy and what needs to be done.
The main causes of headaches during pregnancy are:
Changes in hormonal background, which are absolutely natural for the body of pregnant; At the same time, the level of estrogen and the hormone of pregnant progesterone increases, which affects the tone of the vessels; If the level of estrogen (in particular, the estriot) increases beyond the limits of the norm, this may cause vessel spasms, as indicated by headache and dizziness;
Reaction to atmospheric weather phenomena: with magnetic storms, cloud weather on the eve of rain or snow can occur blood pressure; With its sharp decrease or increase and headaches arise;
Strong loads and overwork;
stress or emotional experiences;
Hunger or thirst;
finding in stuffy or poorly sprocket rooms;
Sleep problems: it can be both insomnia, and too long (more than 10 hours) sleep;
Disorders of the posture due to overpressive body, volume stomach during pregnancy (as a rule, such a problem occurs in late terms);
consumption of certain products, especially - containing caffeine (strong tea, coffee, large portion of chocolate);
Some states and diseases: Vegeth-vascular dystonia, viral diseases (flu, ORVI), toothache, osteochondrosis and other pathologies arising in cervical vertebrae.
How and when a headache may appear in pregnant
Cefalgia can manifest itself in the most different sensations: some of them will resemble sharp and sharp pain, some kind of stupid or new. Depending on the symptoms, it is possible to guess what caused pain.
Pain that arises due to voltage It is distinguished by monotony: it is a difficult feeling that the head is strongly pulled by the bandage. With such a pain, there is a stressful state in the neck and nape (you can put these places and clearly determine where the pain points are located), as well as in the zones and eyes. Such a state may be accompanied by nausea, but without vomiting. Discomfort is usually felt for half an hour, maximum - two hours. The cause of stress pain becomes either banal fatigue - physical or intellectual, or strong stress, accompanied by nervous exhaustion.
Migraine It has a special difference from other types of headaches - with it there is a pulsation in a certain part of the head, severity and pressure in the eye area. In this case, often arise not just problems with vision, but even hallucinations (visual or auditory). If you try to move a little to get rid of the symptoms, then their manifestation will increase. Sometimes migraine may be accompanied by nausea and vomiting. Symptoms are held for quite a long time: from a few hours to several days. The cause of migraine is irritation of nervous plexuses and nodes in the neck and head. It may arise due to pathologies in the cervical separator, diseases of the brain vessels, problems arising in the zone of the apparent nasal sinuses.
Vascular headache , as well as migraine, is distinguished by ripples in a certain part of the head - the occipital, temporal, dark. The cause of such pain may be jumps of blood pressure, vegetative-vascular dystonia, the problems of the functioning of the cardiovascular system. With hypertension of the brain vessels, spasms are narrowed and experiencing, as a result of which the pain symptom occurs. If a woman is experiencing a hypertensive crisis, then it may have other symptoms - a formation in the zone of the nasolabial triangle, a feeling of gravity in the head, weakness. The noise in the ears and nausea point to the vascular spasms arising in the brain.
How to get rid of symptoms of headaches caused by voltage
During pregnancy, it is necessary to very carefully choose possible ways to eliminate pain syndrome, and it is better to use the trees on a vegetable basis.
Valerian's infusion or tablets: You can apply this tool in case of headache resulting from stress, overwork, nervous voltage, insomnia.
There are special plaster-compresses from medicinal herbs headache, they may contain various extracts or their mixes: for example, lavender oils, menthol, eucalyptus. The plasters are usually safe for the fetus, since their components do not penetrate the bloodstream system of pregnant. Usually they have a cooling effect. To use the patch, it is necessary to stick it into the dry skin into the pain area (for example, on the forehead, the temporal or cervical part), but it is better to remove the hair from the gluing area. Hold a plaster from a headache for six hours, not longer, but apply one product once.
If you know exactly what plant can help you from headaches and will not cause an allergic reaction, you can use it with essential oil added to the aromalamp. It is well suited for such a goal of mint oil, lemon, lavender and eucalyptus, which, besides well remove the symptoms of toxicosis.
What if the headache is caused by narrowing or extending the vessels?
If the headache arose as a result of hypertension, then the main goal should be the narrowing of blood vessels: this will help to achieve a cold compress, supplied on the forehead zone or the occipital part of the neck. You can keep such a compress for no more than 20 minutes. If you need to repeat the procedure, then this can be done in 10 minutes.
On headache, resulting from hypotension, can be affected by a hot compress to expand blood vessels. By the way, if your pregnancy proceeds accompanied by hypotension, then try to hurt enough and is in moderation, in small portions. If the hypotonic crisis found you indoors or at home, take a horizontal position and put a hot compress on the forehead, and if it is impossible, then drink a cup of fastening coffee.
And hypertensive, and hypotoniki preferably in the morning and in the evening take a contrast shower: it will simultaneously tone the skin and vessels, as well as lead blood pressure to normal.
Products capable of helping pregnant when headaches
Good pregnancy of cephalgia during pregnancy is dietary food. If you have migraines to be strong and often arise, then try more carefully to draw up your diet. It is likely that it is the imbalance in the menu and the use of some products provoke your headache.
What products may cause headaches during pregnancy:
In addition, imbalance in nutrition and as a result - migraine may occur during starvation, strict dietary diet. If a nutritionist did not appoint you a special menu during pregnancy, do not conduct experiments with the health of the fetus and its own. Try to eat so that all the necessary trace elements and vitamins are present in your diet.
If you are trying to keep the diet for maintaining normal body weight, then a more competent approach will draw up a menu from low-calorie products. You can eliminate flour, sweet, canned, fatty and smoked products, and add fresh vegetables and fruits, fermented milk products (yogurt, kefir, prostroprious), whole grain products, porridge on the water.
The rational nutrition is important for those who cause headaches are vascular problems, since fried and smoked dishes reduce the tone of the vessels and enhance the production of "harmful" cholesterol, which becomes the cause of oxygen starvation and vascular spasms. Therefore, canned, sausage and fast food dishes are generally excluded from use during pregnancy.
Is it possible to use medicinal drugs with headaches?
Yes, some drugs can be applied during pregnancy, and they will help eliminate the symptoms of headaches. However, you should not do an independent choice - it is better to ask for advice to the therapist or a gynecologist so that the doctor chosen the drug from the list, which will not harm or the child nor you.
Yes, some drugs can be applied during pregnancy, and they will help eliminate the symptoms of headaches. However, you should not do an independent choice - it is better to ask for advice to the therapist or a gynecologist so that the doctor chosen the drug from the list, which will not harm or the child nor you.
Glycine: It will be useful for those who are characterized by the instability of the nervous system, often worries on trifles, who are forced to experience stress and psycho-emotional tension at work, as well as those who feel signs of depression, unstable mood. Glycine will help with signs of vegetual-vascular dystonia, with increased mental loads, insomnia. If your headaches arise because of some kind of above, you can take glycine for prevention in doses allowed during pregnancy.
In the period of the second and third trimester, after consulting with a doctor for headaches, paracetamol can sometimes be taken. But in the first trimester it is not recommended to be taken (although clinical studies have not confirmed that this remedy negatively affects the state of the fetus). From all available forms, choose not tablets, but rectal suppositories: as a rule, they contain a reduced dosage of the active substance. Prefer child suppositories (as a rule, they are allowed for babies from three months).
Those who are experiencing a headache under reduced pressure, sometimes cytramon can be taken. However, remember that the preparation contains not only paracetamol, but also caffeine, and aspirin, so more than one tablet per day is contraindicated, because it can affect the state of the fetus.
Certifying the pulsating pain in the temporal and occipital head of the head will help the preparation of a but-shp or doll (means identical to but-sipes in composition). These painkillers help with strong headaches, with osteochondrosis and migraines, and also remove pain at stress and stressful states.
When the headache is a consequence of a cold or viral disease, it is possible to use the same tools to remove symptoms that are recommended for young children - Nurofen, Ibuprofen, paracetamol. These symptomatic means simultaneously get rid of pain and are antipyretic. They will put the body temperature, get rid of the screams and spasms. Carefully read the instructions for drugs, some of them have contraindications: in particular, with anemia, renal and liver failure, the use of paracetamol is contraindicated. But even if you have no contraindications, you should not exceed the daily rate allowed during pregnancy, as well as renew the removal of symptoms more than three days. If, after this period, headaches and other symptoms do not reduce their acute, urgently consult a doctor. The reception of the nooofen and ibuprofen is allowed for pregnant women only in the second trime, and at earlier time, these symptomatic means are prohibited.
As long as you are pregnant, all these nine months try to watch your own health. So, when choosing a symptomatic agent, you always carefully read the full text of the instruction on the liner to the drug, look for a place in the text, where it is said about the possibility or prohibit reception during pregnancy. Remember that not only many drugs, but also plant products, including herbs and essential oils, can be dangerous to your health or fetal development. Therefore, if you cope with the headache with the help of aromatherapy sessions or a collar zone massage - it is better to eliminate pain syndrome with their help and without the use of pharmaceutical preparations. And if still the need for the preparation originated - be sure to consult with a gynecologist or therapist before accepting something.
Home therapy Headache during pregnancy
Sometimes it is enough to create a certain atmosphere at home or make a simple procedure to get rid of the headache resulting from overvoltage. We give several recommendations that can help you cope with unpleasant symptoms.
Well ventilate the room and, if possible, stay in the cool room alone with you and your future baby. Sit in a convenient position, leaning around either on the wall or on the back of the sofa. Turn off the light and delay the dense curtains. Turn on the relaxing music (it can be the natural sounds - the rustle of foliage, the noise of the surf, etc.) and try to relax alternately every part of your body, starting with the stop. Try to send your breath into the foot, feel the energy waves in the zones of stop and palms. Sit in such a relaxed state for at least 10 minutes. Then, the palms are well different and then "will" them several times, and then - carefully scroll the bioactive points on the ears, the occipient part of the neck, massage the forehead. Now it's good to miss the feet - try to walk through each zone, forgetting the heels and places on which Natoptyshs are formed.
Some of how to cope with Cefalgia helps the stay in the dark quiet room - especially if the bright or simply daylight acts on the eye annoying, provoking the attack of headaches. Such states can often occur in the first trimester, then they pass on their own.
Take a warm shower and wash the hair with warm water, at the end you can make a contrasting shower in the ICR zone and ankles. Brew tea with chamomile and mint, if you have hypertension, with hypotension - drink black tea with sugar.
Take a warm shower and wash the hair with warm water, at the end you can make a contrasting shower in the ICR zone and ankles. Brew tea with chamomile and mint, if you have hypertension, with hypotension - drink black tea with sugar.