Prevention of cystitis during pregnancy
Every expectant mother should take care of her health. During pregnancy she should remember that a new life is growing in her body. It is important to prevent the disease to avoid health problems and discomfort. Taking care of the body the expectant mother takes care of the baby's health.
The main points that can be related to prevention methods are:
2. a proper abidance of personal hygiene;
3. suitable underwear;
4. keep out of hypothermia.
Talking about diet, you should understand that it is not the diet that promotes weight loss. It is important to limit the use of salt, spicy and acid food, you also must not drink alcohol. Drinking coffee and tea in unlimited quantities can also contribute to the contraction of inflammation of the bladder.
Sexual relations during pregnancy can also contribute to the contraction of the disease. You must urinate before and after coition. It is also dangerous to keep from desire to urinate. The tonus of the bladder walls declines what can cause the disease. To reduce the risk of inflammation it is also important to avoid the alternation anal and vaginal sex. It is necessary to overview sex positions. For example, the missionary position can have a strong influence on the urethra.
You can prevent the disease practicing a proper personal hygiene. Pregnant woman should wash only from front to back with soap at least 1 time a day. It is also important to use a toilet paper in the direction from front to back.
To avoid problems with the bladder it is important to wear only cotton underwear. Underwear size also plays an important role. It should not be squeeze. It is also important to dress for the weather as she should not supercool.
Cystitis is the first sign of pregnancy
At a time when the expectant mother is still unaware of her pregnancy she may experience changes in her condition. She has first signs that only vaguely resemble the symptoms of cystitis. She has a desire to urinate and there are the first signs of sickliness. In this case there is no wonder but the expectant mother begins to suspect that she has cystitis. She begins to self-medicate that is made them are contraindicated during pregnancy. Cystitis appears as the first sign of pregnancy among women. This type of cystitis cannot be treated with antibiotics.
Cystitis treatment during pregnancy
At the first signs of illness you shouldn’t treat cystitis yourself. Self-medication can lead to undesirable consequences and the disease turn into chronic cystitis. The use of folk remedies in this case can also be harmful. Only a professional doctor is able to examine the patient, take all the analyzes and make conclusions.
You shouldn’t ignore the disease and self-medication can be injurious. Only doctor's appointment will solve many problems and the disease will not evolve into a chronic form that can be harmful for baby in the womb.
The most effective solution in cystitis control is taking antibacterial drugs. They are able to completely destroy the pathogenic germs. A doctor always tells you which drugs can be taken in your case. Pregnant woman should remain at bed rest. It is necessary to overview the diet meals. Spicy, acid, fried, salty food should be completely excluded from the diet. You should also attend the amount of liquid you drink. Usually in the absence of edema the expectant mother should drink up to 2 liters of liquid. These 2 liters include juice, tea and even herbal extracts that help to improve the general condition of pregnant woman. That herbal extracts should be recommended by your doctor.
Modern medicine has found almost ideal solution in the treatment of cystitis - instillation. The necessary drugs are introduced directly into the bladder with catheters. Doctors do not recommend performing a treatment yourself. Everything should be done under the tactful guidance of medical staff in hospital. Timing of treatment in that case is minimal. The only disadvantages of such procedures are discomfort during catheterization and frequent urination.
Folk remedies can also be directly involved in the recovery. The most common plants in treatment of cystitis are:
- lingonberry leaf;
- Rowan berries with honey;
- Dill seeds;
- Black radish juice with honey;
- Blackcurrant leaves.
Doctors recommend using these particular plants, as they have relaxing, anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect. Those plants can remove bacteria from the body.
The most common herbal extract is a decoction of the roots of brier. You need to pour over 2-3 tbsp of chopped root with boiling water. When the herbal extract is prepared, it should be filtered. You should drink it 3-4 times a day a half an hour before meals.
Dill can also be used. Herbal extract made of different kinds of ingredients, mixture of berries also facilitate recovery.
Cystitis can be treated by the herbal extract prepared of birch leaves. Its preparation is quite simple. 6-8 grams of birch leaves should be poured over with hot water.
Black currant is also an effective remedy that will help to kill a disease. Great remedies are also turnip juice and oat seeds.