Constipation and Pregnancy

flavaria By flavaria, 29th Jul 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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While it is true that the regularity in bowel movements during pregnancy depends on how this transition was before pregnancy, it is likely that as your body changes and through many changes, one of these changes as notes in your gut.

Constipation and Pregnancy

If you notice changes or changes in your traffic in the early months of pregnancy, usually occurs by the third or fourth month of pregnancy, you should consult your doctor. we explain why this change occurs in your body.

During pregnancy your body undergoes many hormonal changes. The body secretes a hormone called progesterone, whose main function is to enable the distension of the array so you can hold the baby and allow growth. This strain also occurs in the intestines. This hormone slows muscle movement of the intestine that can cause bowel movements and therefore constipation.

There is another change in your body which also causes constipation and is as follows: the uterus increases in size, between two and first three months of pregnancy, it puts pressure on the intestines and comes to move them from their usual place.

Now that we know the origins, we ask: how to correct? We must always keep in mind a healthy diet and adequate in addition to plenty of exercise such as walking, swimming, etc..

If, despite the sport continue to experience constipation laxative make a diet for a few days, in addition to drinking plenty of water and take medications that your doctor prescribes.

Collateral damage, hemorrhoids. Very likely to occur when you experience a persistent constipation.

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