Pregnancy is an incredible journey. There are pregnancy changes in body not everyone know about it. A woman undergoes many changes that are emotional, physical, hormonal and psychological. Some changes are noticeable while some others remain unnoticed. But there are some changes that make us wonder the significance of the change and how it helps the baby. One such change is your fast growing nails.
CHANGES ON NAILS
1.leukonychia: Leukonychia is a condition where white lines or dots appear on your finger or toenails. This is a very common issue and entirely harmless. Many healthy adults have these spots at some point in their lives, so developing them is likely not a sign of a serious medical condition.
2.brittle nails: Brittleness of the nails, meaning that the nails easily become cracked, chipped, split, or peeled. Taking biotin (a vitamin) supplements can help in some cases of brittle nails, and application of moisturizers after soaking in water can also be of benefit.
3.onycholysis: Onycholysis is a common nail disorder in which the nail plate has separated from the nailbed typically resulting in a well-defined area of white opaque nail.
HACKS TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR NAILS
1.Use nail clippers more often: Don’t bite your nails. Indeed this may lead to brittle nails. So use nail clippers.Sometimes you need to clip your nails every single day.
2.Avoid solvent-based products, like those with toluene, which is found in some polishes, acrylic nails and polish removers.
3.Use nail moisturiser: Before going to bed,gently scrub your nails with moisturiser.
4.Use gloves while doing dishes, washing the car or watering plants.
CHANGES ON TEETH
1.Gingivitis: Gingivitis is a common and mild form of gum disease (periodontal disease) that causes irritation, redness and swelling (inflammation) of your gingiva, the part of your gums around the base of your teeth. It’s important to take gingivitis seriously and treat it promptly.
2. Periodontal disease – infection of the structures supporting the tooth (gums, ligament and bone). It’s caused by untreated gingivitis, which can lead to tooth loss.
3. Pyogenic granuloma is a common, benign growth that often appears as a rapidly growing, bleeding bump on the skin or inside the mouth. It is composed of blood vessels and may occur at the site of minor injury.
HACKS TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR TEETH
1.Use a toothbrush with a small soft head, such as a brush made for toddlers.
2.Take your time. Go slowly when you brush.
3.It may help to close your eyes and concentrate on your breathing.
Try listening to music.
4.If the taste of the toothpaste causes you to gag, switch to another brand. Or brush your teeth with water and then use a mouthwash containing fluoride. Go back to brushing with toothpaste containing fluoride as soon as you can.