By the third trimester of pregnancy, many expectant mothers have a tingling and numb feeling on their fingers and wrists. This phenomenon, which we call “carpal tunnel syndrome,” usually disappears after the fetus is born.
Why the third trimester hand Ma?
This is because the hormones secreted by women during pregnancy, especially relaxin, can cause the nerves to become loose due to the softening and relaxation of fascia, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue. Usually until the baby is born, the female hormone returned to normal, carpal tunnel syndrome will be eased.
Carpal tunnel syndrome and more at night onset, if not treated, can cause hand intertidal muscle atrophy, finger joint deformities (claw-shaped fingers), the future will not be able to exert, unable to grasp grip and other fine movements, or even Making a OK gesture is difficult.
Four ways to alleviate
Hot compress before going to bed with hot towels or hands on warm water soak for 10 minutes, 1 or 2 times a day.
To raise the shoulders when sleeping high cushion, a pillow under the hands and wrists to avoid pulling the shoulder to do the action.
Massage gently massage from the hand, followed by the wrist, until the armpits, then the shoulders, neck and upper back.
Exercise one hand holding the wrist of the other hand, hit the circle massage. This will help reduce local congestion symptoms and promote fluid flow. When sleeping at night, try to keep your hands hanging at the bedside.