Sunday, October 6, 2019

what is Low Back Pain, Causes in Women During Pregnancy, Best Home Adoptive to Get Instant Relief

As we enter middle age,we are more likely to experience low back pain.Over the time the bones and joints in your lower back begin to change.Your discs the structures that act as cushions between the bones in the spine gradually wear out and sometimes become fragmented. These structural alterations sometimes cause  back pain.

Low Back pain is  most common problem worldwide. Low back pain about 60–80% of people at some points in their lives continuous back bone pain  may lead  disability. 

The back muscles and spine support body weight. A person uses the muscles for everyday movements, including sitting, standing, and walking doing any kind of activities ,so they are chances of getting lower back pain in everyday routine life.


Signs and symptoms of low back pain may include,
  • Muscle ache
  • Stabbing pain
  • Pain that radiates down your leg
  • Pain that get worse with bending, lifting,standing or walking
  • Pain that improves with reclining.
Low back pain among women
Pain sensitivity among women is greater as compared to men. Menstrual cycle fluctuations may help to explain sex differences in pain reporting in younger adults. Biologic response to pregnancy and childbearing, physical stress of child-rearing, abdominal weight gain are additional causes for low back pain.

Low back pain prevalence ratio of female vs. males is 1.310, 1.140, 1.220, and 1.270 respectively for the four age groups. 

weight gain

 During a healthy pregnancy,women gain weight between 25 and 35 pounds. The spine has to support that weight. That can cause lower back pain. The weight of the growing baby and uterus also puts pressure on the blood vessels and nerves in the pelvis and back.

Hormonal changes.

 During pregnancy, body makes a hormone called relaxin that allow ligaments in the pelvic area to relax and the joints become looser in preparation for the child birth process. The same hormone can cause ligaments that support the spine to loose and may lead to pain.

Muscle separation.

 As the uterus expands, two parallel sheets of muscles the rectal abdominis muscles which run from the rib cage to the pubic bone, may separate along the center seam. This separation may worsen back pain.

Posture changes

Pregnancy shifts your center of gravity. As a result you gradually even without noticing begin to adjust your posture and the way of your movement. This may result in back pain or strain.

Common causes of low back pain

Heavy Lifting

Back pain that comes on suddenly and lasts no more than six weeks can be caused by a fall or heavy lifting. Back pain that lasts more than three months chronic is less common than acute pain.Repeated heavy lifting or a sudden awkward movement can strain back muscles and spinal ligaments. 

Lack of Exercise.

 Weak or unused muscles in your back and abdomen might lead to low back pain.

Excess weight

 Excessive body weight puts extra stress on your low back and spine and back bone support all body weight and extra body weight may cause continuous low back pain.

Stress .

 Emotional stress can cause muscle tension in the back, which is felt as back pain or back spasms.  women experience an increase in back pain during stressful periods of your pregnancy.

Psychological conditions.

 People with depression and anxiety appear to have a greater risk of  low back pain.


Smoking reduces blood to flow to the lower spine, which can keep body from delivering enough nutrients to the disks in your back. Smoking also slows healing.

Home Adoptive Remedies

In most cases the best move is  just to wait and see if the pain resolves on its own. If the pain does not improve after 2-3 days, then it's time to see a doctor.

However, depending on the source of your back pain and its severity, you might try a few home remedies for low back pain to help ease the pain until your back returns to normal. Here are several options to consider

Cold and Heat Therapies. 

It is best to use cold compresses or an ice pack,not heat,immediately following a back injury, since this can incrise pain by numbing the area and prevent or reduce swelling. About 48 hours after the onset of back pain, though, applying heating pads or a hot-water bottle to your back may be helpful. The warmth soothes and relaxes aching muscles and increases blood flow, which helps the healing process. Keep in mind ,heat therapy is only helpful for the first week of low back pain.

Complementary therapies. 

Several types of complementary therapies may be helpful for relief from low back pain.
therapeutic massage  with some oil on low back  may ease in pain and relax aching muscles. 

sleeping posture

Makes sure the your pillow is supportive enough to keep the back and neck in a straight.People who sleep on side should place an extra pillow between their knees.

Reduce stress

stress can trigger muscular tension and painful spasms, including in the low back. If long term stress seems to have caused back pain try to reduce stress

Healthy activities
Ongoing back pain can disturb your life.Finding activities that make you happy can help reduce some stress and may relieve some pain.such as enjoying a comforting cup of tea or coffee, calling an old friend, walking the dog,can make pain more tolerable.

use of matress

choosing the right mattress is essential for managing low back pain.If you want to find out whether a firmer mattress would feel better than the one you're currently using, try putting a plywood board under your mattress to dampen the movement from the bedsprings, or try placing your mattress on the floor.

Switching shoes

Shoes that do not fit or that offer no support could cause muscle strains in the low back back, legs, and even neck.
High heels, can throw off the body's alignment, leading to lower back pain .earing high heels for long periods can cause back pain.
Wearing shoes that are very flat can also add strain feet and back.
If a person experiences contineousback pain consider switching to shoes that fit correctly and support the feet. A podiatrist or foot specialist can help a person find proper footwear if necessary.

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