Acid Reflux in Pregnancy
Acid Reflux in Pregnancy; more than half of all pregnant women will have an experience with acid reflux. The most common symptom of heartburn or acid reflux is a burning sensation in your throat.
Hormonal changes: increased levels of the hormone progesterone
This causes a change in the gastrointestinal tract, resulting in gastric acid penetrates more easily into the esophagus, irritation of the mucous membrane.
How to get rid of acid reflux during pregnancy
The best treatment for acid reflux or heartburn during pregnancy is prevention, to prevent possible heartburn or acid reflux attacks, you must follow some rules:
How to avoid acid reflux in pregnancy
Eat rice, pasta, bread. Complex carbohydrates bind acids.
Try to calm acids with ginger.
Avoid overly fatty meals. Fats linger long in the stomach and cause greater secretion of acid.
Do not eat just before sleeping.
Do not overeat anything.
Avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, and cigarettes.
Avoid citrus fruit, tomatoes and vinegar.
After the meal, you must be upright at least 50 minutes.
Sleep on higher pillow, lift the upper body 2-3 pillows, or medcline pillow
Some women have helped nibbling almonds.
Some women help if you drink a glass of milk.
According to some claims in turn, really milk currently reducing heartburn, but then creates a stronger reflex secretion, so the problem may get worse. Try to find what will suit your body.