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How Do You Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain During Pregnancy?

The last thing you want to endure is sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy. While pregnant, you’ll deal with insomnia, stress, chemical imbalances, and much more. So, debilitating pain isn’t necessarily doing you any favors. Whether you’ve experienced sciatica prior to your pregnancy or this is your first flare up, you’re seeking answers. You’re probably wondering what causes sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy, and maybe even whether sciatica can harm the baby. You probably also want to know how long it will last, along with any advice on how to relieve sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy. Throughout the remainder of this article, we will answer all this and more. Let’s start with a textbook definition of what sciatica is, for those...

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How To Avoid Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

As soon as you find out you’re expecting, a few things will likely run through your mind, one of which is how to avoid stretch marks during pregnancy. They’re something every soon to be mother dreads, as they fear the inevitable changes their body is about to undergo, and how they’ll wear these tiger stripes long after they give birth. Thinking about them before they even exist is enough to cause anxiety, self-esteem issues, among other mental health issues nobody needs. Some companies and news outlets claim to have the cure to avoid stretch marks during pregnancy, but we’ll explain why you need to ignore them. Then, we’ll teach you our method for minimizing the appearance of stretch marks, and...

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Back Pain During Pregnancy

Along with morning sickness, insomnia, and many other ailments, back pain during pregnancy is an unfortunate reality. This discomfort will start early on, and likely last through delivery. While there isn’t a ton you can do to prevent your back hurting while pregnant, there are some things you can do to alleviate it such as by supplementing with turmeric. Particularly, many women report that their back pain makes their insomnia worse during pregnancy. We have a really good solution to this problem, which we’ll share at the end. First, though, we are going to explain what causes back pain during pregnancy, and explain what’s normal and what isn’t. What causes back pain during pregnancy? The two most common causes of back...

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How to Deal With Migraines During Pregnancy

On top of the morning sickness, insomnia, and body pain, the last thing you need to deal with is migraines during pregnancy. But, unfortunately, they are a common ailment those expecting will have to experience. These painful headaches aren’t like any other, leaving you debilitated for the rest of the day, or longer. Even after they pass, the fatigue you feel can affect you for days to come. Like many of the discomforts you’ll experience while pregnant, there are some ways to prevent migraines, along with some tricks to help them pass quicker.  We’ll also cover the topic of whether migraines during pregnancy are cause for concern, and justify a doctor's visit. Before we get into all that, let’s distinguish...

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5 Natural Remedies for Restless Leg Syndrome

Rather than taking medication, many expecting mothers seek out natural remedies for restless leg syndrome.  There are all kinds of tactics pregnant women employ to stop their legs from cramping and aching, some of which you’ve likely heard of. But, we are going to share some of the crazier remedies we’ve come across that actually work. Before we get into our top 5 natural home remedies for RLS, we want to quickly go over what this condition is and why it occurs. What is restless leg syndrome? Restless leg syndrome is a condition that behaves just like you would suspect by the name. Its characterized by an irresistible itching sensation in your legs, which can only be remedied by moving...

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