Avoid swelling in pregnancy

To prevent edema you need to keep track of your weight. Reduce the consumption of fatty foods, salt and semi-finished products. Do not abuse sweet and soda. Include in the diet foods that have a diuretic effect. They include: celery, apples, parsley and citrus fruits. Improves the blood circulation of garlic and onions. It is useful to eat foods rich in vitamins C (red pepper, potato, melon, cabbage, strawberry) and E (corn, soybean oil, sunflower seeds and almonds). Do not limit yourself to drinking water. The daily fluid intake should be about 1.5-2 liters.

For prevention edema you should rest as much as possible. At this time, put your feet on the platform so that they are above the hips. With standing work to improve blood flow, step from foot to foot. Do not sit with one leg on the other - broken blood circulation can lead to blood clots. When you get home, ask your husband or someone else to give you a light massage. Massage the feet from the feet to the knees, using neutral oils at the same time. Useful are lavender and cypress oil.

Among folk methods for eliminating edema cabbage deserves a special place (especially withleaves of dark green color). Apply the cleaned from dirt, but not washed leaves of the vegetable to the swollen legs. Leave the cabbage leaves in the refrigerator. When they become wet, put new ones at their feet. Cabbage leaves draw out excess fluid, and the procedure itself can be repeated as necessary. If you do not have cholecystitis, drink tea from the roots of a dandelion. And also stop smoking, because, according to doctors, smoking also contributes to education edema .Oteca can be prerequisites for more serious diseases. Therefore, if they are found, be sure to notify the doctor. He will determine the cause of their appearance and prescribe an effective treatment.