Pregnancy comes with various symptoms, it not only includes aches and pain but also include various other issues such as sneezing, nasal stiffness and nasal stuffiness. The cold and sneezing are not harmful to the baby but are annoying. Here are some tips to alleviate the cold and sneezing during pregnancy.
To Subside Sneezing
- Drink plenty of fluids
- Try saline nose drops several times a day
- Try an antihistamine that’s is safe during pregnancy
- Have humidifier or vaporizer or humidifier next in your room
- Elevate your head while sleeping
- Steaming would also be helpful in warding off the sneezing issue
- Drink peppermint tea twice daily, to alleviate sneezing.
Here Are Some Home Remedies For Cold
Consume lot of warm fluids such as soups, tea, coffee and milk etc. Drinking hot fluids will help you in thinning the mucus. Hence drink hot fluids several times daily.
Steaming not only the best of home remedies for sneezing but also in the case of cold it’s a very good remedy. Therefore put some essential oil into a bowl of hot water and steam it to get rid of cold and sneezing.
Drink 2-3 cups of ginger tea to alleviate the symptoms of cold. Add a teaspoon of grated ginger to a cup of boiling water and steep the liquids for about 5 minutes and strain the tea, add some honey to sweeten the drink. Consume the tea twice daily to alleviate the cold.
You can simply chew some peppermint leaves or prepare some tea out of the fresh leaves or the dried ones. Sip the twice or thrice daily for best results.
Use some medicated ointment prescribed by the doctor or make use of eucalyptus oil to have a better cure from the runny nose and also sneezing.