During pregnancy, the load on the spine increases. The tension of the cervical region leads to a change in the blood circulation of the brain, this provokes a headache. Overcome it will not only help drugs, but also special exercises. Stretch the muscles of the neck
Sit on a chair, lean back on the back. Put your hands on the back of your head and tilt your head forward, keeping your back straight. With the force of hands, lower your head lower, stay in this position for 30-40 seconds, return to the starting position. Repeat the exercise 15 times. Stretching the neck muscles improves blood flow to the head.Restoring the spine
Staying on the chair, put your hands on your hips. Keep your head straight, your chin parallel to the floor. Take a breath, on an exhalation turn a head to the right. On inhalation, return to the starting position, while exhaling, turn your head to the left. Slowly, focusing on the rhythm of breathing, repeat at least 20 times. Stretching and slow movements restore the cervical spine.Normalize blood circulation
The position is the same, the back is even, the shoulders are straight. Do rolling on feet, from heels to socks. Do the exercise 20 times.
This stimulation of the leg muscles improves the return of blood from the legs to the heart, normalizes the general circulation in the body and blood supply to the head.Relaxing the shoulders
Sit on the edge of the chair, feet at the width of the shoulders. Guide your right arm behind your back, bend at the elbow and hold it at waist level. Take a breath, on exhalation, tilt your head to the left, keep your back straight. Make 15 slopes one way, then the same - in the other. Relaxing the shoulders and neck relieves tension.We train the muscles of the neck
Lay down on the floor, position on the side, knees bent, the lower arm is straight and stretched (if you imagine that you are standing, it is raised up). The upper arm is located behind the head, grab it, lift it slightly from the floor: the muscles of the neck will stretch from one side and be cut off from the other. Remain in this position for 15-20 seconds, then gradually rise and turn over to the other side.Relieve tension
Lie on your back, bend your knees, put a small pillow under your head. Bend your arms in the elbows and place your hands on the temporal area. Dilute your fingers and, by pressing, massage the temporal muscles. Repeat the motion 20 times.
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