Ayurvedic treatment for Fever in pregnancy

Fever in pregnancy

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Fever in pregnancy

FEVER IN PREGNANCY AYURVEDIC TREATMENT

Fevers during pregnancy may be due to viral infections or maybe due to other serious conditions. A more serious infection or cause for the fever maybe detected. An ongoing fever that does not improve after several days may mean a more serious problem. In some women the risk is greater if –

  • She is diabetic
  • She has a kidney infection
  • She is dehydrated
  • She has a fever for over four days
  • A fever that comes back more than once in 3 weeks
  • Increased vaginal discharge or a foul smelling discharge

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

Ayurveda as well as western medicine advises a healthy diet plan during pregnancy especially during this period of the pregnancy. Some of the suggestions for diet include –

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Liquid nourishment should be emphasized upon including warm herbal infusions, warm milks, and water
  • Ayurvedic texts recommend eating good amounts of rice, milk, butter, ghee and curd, fruits that are orange and yellow, and leafy greens
  • Diet pacifying the pitta is usually recommended.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

Ayurvedic lifestyle tips during pregnancy include –

  • Avoiding too much and too intense exercise but maintain regular yoga and moderate exercise
  • Long periods of travel with long periods of sitting in an aeroplane or car should be avoided
  • General massage with a trained practitioner or gentle abhyanga is a beneficial practice
  • Prenatal Yoga is advised for relaxation as well as ensuring fitness. Deep breathing and/or pranayama including gentle alternate nostril breathing is also advised.

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