|Howard Landsman, D.O.|
Ocean Medical Center
hormonal changes which can cause swelling of mucous membranes and increased mucous.
While rhinitis of pregnancy is not dangerous in and of itself, it can impact sleep, which is especially important to expectant mothers.
Congestion during pregnancy usually starts around the second month and can be exacerbated if the expectant mother has allergies or gets a cold.
When it comes to easing congestion and sleep more comfortably, always try conservative remedies first, which can include:
- Nasal saline
- Elevating the head of your bed
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