What are the effects of epidural anesthesia
Epidural anesthesia - method of anesthesia for childbirth through which the pain is blocked only the lower part of the body, while the new mother feels the bout and remains in the mind. Do spinal anesthesia via injection into the spine.
Epidural anesthesia during childbirth and its positive aspects Spinal anesthesia during labor has no effect on the consciousness of the child's mother at the weakening or loss of absolute pain. It proved no effect of epidural anesthesia on the fetus. Thanks to this method of anesthesia accelerates the process of childbirth, if the slowdown caused by the mother's anxiety (blocking the production of stress hormones - adrenaline and noradrenaline). Epidural anesthesia is beneficial for pregnant women with high blood pressure. Epidural anesthesia: effects in anesthesiology tasks include the prevention of adverse reactions during anesthesia procedures. Although the risk of developing serious complications from epidural anesthesia is small, in some cases, avoid the side effects can not. Spinal anesthesia during childbirth can cause heaviness in the legs, numbness, tremors. After this time the drug response of the body disappears. For pregnant women with low blood pressure can be dangerous to conduct this type of pain relief due to its effect hypotonic but anesthetist is able to enter special medications that improve blood pressure. May cause allergic reactions, so it is important to warn the pregnant doctor about what medications she is allergic. In rare cases of epidural anesthesia may have trouble breathing because of the impact of drugs on the muscles of the chest, the oxygen supply in such a case is possible through the mask, and the side effects disappear with the termination of analgesic action. Hit in the venous blood of the drug used for spinal anesthesia, can disrupt the heart, cause loss of consciousness. The risk of complications is small, since before the introduction of medication anesthesiologist makes sure that the needle is not in the vein. Sometimes epidural anesthesia for childbirth not give the desired effect, whereas the drug dose can be increased or another method of anesthesia employed. It happens that during installation of the catheter, a woman in labor feels a sense of lumbago in his back, but it passes very quickly and does not cause further inconvenience. After delivery with spinal anesthesia can be saved back pain on the site of needle placement, but in most cases they pass quickly. Some mothers say the appearance of headaches after epidural anesthesia. They can be connected by catheter penetrated during installation within the epidural space. To reduce the risk of complications during puncture should not move. Spinal anesthesia has side effects such as nerve damage, paralysis of the lower extremities, bleeding into the epidural space, but the risk of their development is negligible.