Unpleasant taste in the mouth during pregnancy

During pregnancy, every woman listens carefully to her body and in case of detection of any suspicious symptoms she immediately begins to sound an alarm. One of the causes of anxiety in pregnant women is an unpleasant taste in the mouth. Why does this phenomenon occur and how can it really be dangerous? Let's try to understand.

A sudden change in taste when bearing a baby and an increase in the level of acidity in the mouth indicate that the fetus, developing, takes up more and more space and as a result presses on the digestive organs of its mother. The sour taste in the mouth can be caused by the excess of hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice. If this phenomenon is of a permanent nature, then there is a high probability of inflammation of the esophageal mucosa and, as a consequence, gastric ulcer or gastritis.

Pregnancy, in addition to sensing a sour taste in the mouth, can also be accompanied by heartburn. The overwhelming number of expectant mothers complain that this unpleasant tast

e pursues them constantly, starting from 8-10 weeks of pregnancy. Experts associate such a manifestation with violations of the liver and as a result of the release of bile. Such disruptions in the functioning of the gallbladder and attract the appearance of a bitter taste in the mouth.

Many women already in the first weeks of bearing a baby notice a strange metallic taste in their mouths. The exact cause of its occurrence to date has not been identified, but there are some assumptions. So, according to one of the options, this phenomenon is associated with a shortage of nutrients in the diet of a pregnant woman. Other physicians see the cause in bleeding gums and oral problems, but the most common is the view that metallic taste is due to the hormonal changes and peaks occurring in the body.

Ways to get rid of the unpleasant aftertaste of

First of all, the expectant mother should not engage in self-medication, it is very important to get a specialist consultation. In the case when the gustatory revolution brings severe discomfort to the pregnant woman, it is recommended to use the hepatoprotector or Allochol. In addition, the future mother should adhere to a certain diet and exclude from the diet of fatty, salty and spicy foods, prefer stewed, baked and boiled food.

The unpleasant aftertaste in the mouth becomes weaker with time and completely disappears by the last month of pregnancy. This is due to the fact that in the body of a pregnant woman, the production of progesterone, the hormone, is declining, which for the most part explains all the physiological changes that occur during the period of gestation.