Pregnant women often complain of high blood pressure. High numbers of blood pressure in pregnant women can lead to tragic consequences: miscarriage of the fetus and premature birth. To cope with the increased pressure in various ways, but not all of them are effective and give lasting results. The most common among them are considered to be hypotensive drinks: teas, juices, broths. There are methods of acupressure of the hands and face, used by pregnant women to reduce blood pressure.

Anti-hypertensive tea

Having a blood pressure monitor at home, it is possible to independently measure the pressure and monitor the changes. Hibiscus tea — well eliminates the hypertension, but the effect is not guaranteed. To do this, brew 2 tea bags, insist to cool and drink. Exactly cold hibiscus tea helps lower blood pressure.

Green tea normalizes blood pressure. This drink is allowed to pregnant woman and nursing mothers. The tea is brewed and cooled, drink 2 times a day a glass. It is effective for a slight rise of pressure no more than 140/90 .

Hypotensive juices and broths

Cranberry mousse or decoction is recommended to take pregnant 100 ml per day. Take 5 tablespoons fresh or frozen berries and pour a liter of boiling water. In the absence of allergies in the broth, add 2 tablespoons of honey. This remedy lowers blood pressure immediately, but after some time. That is why it should be periodically measured.

Pregnant accepted motherwort, which also has a hypotensive action. Herb steeped in boiling water according to instructions and take throughout the day in small portions. Because the grass is bitter to the taste, not every woman in position to drink the infusion. In this case, it is possible to use tablets containing motherwort extract. Take them on 2 pieces 3 times a day. Motherwort extract not only lowers blood pressure, but also eliminates the tachycardia.

Juices are recommended in folk medicine as an effective antihypertensives. Fresh birch juice is taken daily one glass. Beet juice before use you must wait 3 hours in an open pot, and then take 100 ml 4 times a day.

Pumpkin broth with honey is able to normalize the pressure. Cook it very simple: cut the pumpkin into small pieces, boil until soft, strain, cool and add to broth honey.

If after using these tools, to reduce the pressure failed, then you should call an ambulance. With a sharp pressure rise pregnant to go to the hospital. If the pressure has risen slightly, the doctor inserts the required drug at home and prescribed bed rest.