This text will focus on the problem that may trouble most pregnant women and it is the problem of sore throat. Several remedies you can use if you are having such problem, and we will see which in the following text. Health is something women have to be very careful about when they are pregnant. Due to the condition of pregnancy, a female body will need more oxygen and nutrients, and more everything in general. Mothers tent to avoid getting ill during this condition and create additional danger. The problem we are talking about is very common among pregnant women, but although it is a common problem, it should be regarded with utmost care and treated properly. Future mothers need to be very careful when taking medications during this period. So probably, the best solution for treating sore throat in this period is not the use of medications but remedies, those that are natural and usually without side effects.
What to take?
You can make a tea from ginger slices and lemon juice. Just boil water with added slices of ginger and once it is done, add one teaspoon of lemon juice, and you will get a good remedy for sore throat. It should be drunk while hot and it is very effective with cold as well. You can gargle with warm salt water, but be careful not to swallow it. This will alter the balance of cellular osmotic and irritate the bacteria by the salinity it has. You can also make a tea from 15 to 20 leaves of basil, and this tea you can drink or use it for gargling. Also, adding some coarsely powdered cinnamon in boiling water will give you an effective remedy. You can also add in this mixture two teaspoons of honey and a pinch of pepper powder. Next remedy can be prepared with a pinch of turmeric and one glass of milk, which should be lukewarm. This mixture should be drunk, and if you want, you can add little honey and it will make it taste sweeter. This remedy is very effective and it has been used for treating the sore throat for a long time.
Avoiding the Sore Throat during Pregnancy
Resting is very important for the future mothers, especially during the first trimester, since this will reduce the chances of developing sore throat or a cold. The pregnancy will be more difficult if a woman is not careful enough during the first trimester. Besides this, pregnant women should eliminate alcohol and smoking and they have to eat right and healthy. Also, drinking enough of water is very important. Visiting a doctor is advised if the problem presents itself, or if it persistent.