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headaches during pregnancy

is it ok to use tiger balm on your temples and neck when pregnant, I have been told to steer away from heat lotions to deal with cramps because of the increasing heat they produce?!

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CylonianSaint

Asked by CylonianSaint at 10:51 AM on Jan. 21, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I used heating pads. There are also cooling pads that you can put on your forehead, those feel nice. Also motrin and tylenol help as well
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 10:52 AM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • Not totally sure, but generally as long as your core body temperature doesn't change or rise too much, you're good. If you can eat ice-cream and freeze your insides beside the baby, you should be able to use warming lotions as long as they don't increase your body temperature drastically.
    BisketLiss

    Answer by BisketLiss at 10:52 AM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • I have never heard of using that but I know headaches can be common during pregnancy but have you had your blood pressure checked recently? I know when I get a bad headache my blood pressure is up. Also I would limit any salt intake & drink more water. Dehydration can cause headaches as well.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:30 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

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