Pregnant Women Should Not Consume Ginger

 Pregnant Women Should Not Consume Ginger

Rain came back. When the cold air like this, a glass of ginger often helps warm the body and provide a sense of comfort. In addition to feeling comfortable on the body and tasty on the tongue and throat, ginger can also provide other health effects.

    Reduce bloating and flatulence

Ginger can help reduce discomfort due to bloating and also reduce the frequency of flatus.

    Relieves pain

Several studies have shown that ginger can help relieve the pain of migraine headaches and arthritis (arthritis).

    Help lower blood sugar levels

A study shows that ginger can help lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes mellitus. For that, you should consult with your physician consumption of ginger, if you're in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.

    Prevent arteries from clogging

A study says that ginger can help prevent blood clots that can cause blockage of blood vessels. Therefore, if you are a patient who consume drugs blood thinners or have a blood clotting disease, then you should not consume ginger.

    Reduce nausea in pregnant women

Ginger is often used to help reduce nausea in the first trimester of pregnancy. However, because of the research that there was so diverse, ranging from studies showing no adverse effects of consumption of ginger in pregnant women with the results of studies showing that consumption of ginger during pregnancy can lead to miscarriage, then we recommend the consumption of ginger during pregnancy always consult with your doctor or should be avoided.

Studies suggest that ginger is effective for nausea in pregnant women, but it is not yet known dose that can be consumed safely, how long it may be consumed, and how the effects on the mother and baby as a whole. Further research is needed to determine with certainty the safety profile of consumption of ginger in pregnant women.

Therefore, consumption of ginger in pregnant women should be avoided and consulted with doctors more closely.

And, in general, is the consumption of food on special conditions such as pregnancy, lactation, and certain diseases (diabetes or heart disease) should always consult with a physician so that things that are unwanted can be avoided.


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