Treatment of excess salt in pregnant women

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 Treatment of excess salt in pregnant women


Treatment of excess salt in pregnant women




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Some pregnant women suffer from the problem of excess salt in their bodies. This problem is manifested by an increased proportion of salt in the body. Pregnant women should not underestimate this problem due to excess uric acid and the lack of a healthy, balanced diet. 

This harms her health and the health of the fetus. Note that this problem is considered a symptom and not a disease, and it can be resolved and treated by following the required instructions. This article explains the cause of increased salt and the symptoms associated with it. In addition to talking about treatments, this case.


Reasons for high salt content during pregnancy


  • Do not eat the required amount of fresh vegetables. Especially green ones like cucumber, lettuce and pepper.
  • Excessive use of spices to add spices to various foods and products, and their frequent use during pregnancy.



  • An overdose of salty foods such as oranges, salted fish, tomatoes, animal protein, and mangoes.
  • Decreased fluid intake as it is known that the whole body needs about 2 liters per day. Salt dissolves in the body, and the lack of alcohol increases salt and causes pain for pregnant women.
  • Lack of exercise, for example: walking, which stimulates blood circulation in a pregnant woman and removes salt from it.
  • Stay away from foods that are high in potassium, which depletes sodium, one of the salt that causes problems for the body.
  • an overdose of prepared foods during pregnancy; Like fried chicken and hamburgers.
  • Symptoms of excess salt during pregnancy
  • Edema of the extremities and face is noticeable.
  • Kidney pain, especially on the right side.
  • Flatulence is significant and obvious.


  • A painful burning sensation when urinating.
  • Pain in the lower abdomen near the bladder.
  • Even taking into account the weight of a pregnant woman, pregnant women are heavier than usual.


  • Treatment of excess salt in pregnant women
  • Drink plenty of water because it dissolves uric acid in the pregnant woman's body and does not cause headaches or anxiety.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages that significantly increase salt levels in your body.
  • Reduce the consumption of animal and vegetable proteins and reduce the consumption of fish, especially salted fish. Example: sardines.
  • Regular but moderate exercise, one of the most recommended sports during pregnancy is walking.
  • Do not take more pills. Example: beans and beans.