How can I treat my dizziness in week 18 of pregnancy?

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During week 18, you're likely to have symptoms of dizziness due to changes to your cardiovascular system. You may feel dizzy when sitting or standing too quickly or standing for a long period of time. Although dizziness can be uncomfortable and frightening, there are ways to manage its symptoms. Drinking lot of fluids and eating right during the day and lying down on your left side can help to minimize the feeling of dizziness. Avoiding sudden head movements can also help. If your dizziness causes persistent nausea or vomiting, talk to your doctor.

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Week 18 Of Pregnancy

Week 18 Of Pregnancy

Your baby has grown to about six inches in length and weighs between seven and eight ounces by the time you're 18 weeks pregnant. Its inner ears have developed enough to hear your heartbeat. Soon, you will be able to tell from an ...

ultrasound the sex of your baby, if positioned properly. Learn more about the changes to expect during the 18th week of pregnancy with expert advice from Sharecare.
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