Can’t comb your hair or brush your teeth during confinement?

You can brush your teeth and comb your hair to protect the clean and healthy teeth and scalp

There is a traditional saying: “During confinement, 坐月禁忌you cannot brush your teeth or comb your hair, otherwise your teeth will loosen prematurely and your scalp will be prone to pain.” In fact, you should brush your teeth well during the month, keep your teeth clean, and occasionally comb your teeth to protect them. skin. According to Chinese tradition, teeth are “bone in bone”, and the main bone of teeth, coupled with stomach pain, has the closest relationship with teeth, teeth and stomach. When the spleen is weak, toothache is prone to problems. After childbirth, only the spleen and kidney qi is weak, so care should be taken to keep the teeth healthy.

During confinement, in order to supplement calories and nutrition, mothers consume more high-protein and carbohydrate foods than usual, which can easily cause tooth decay and bad breath. At this time, they should pay special attention to tooth cleaning. Not brushing teeth is harmful to dental health. It is recommended that as long as physical strength permits , You can start brushing your teeth after delivery, just follow the usual cleaning methods.

In ancient times, women had very long hair, and combing their hair was a very laborious task for them. If there were frequent major movements after childbirth, it would cause pain in the muscles and bones. That’s why we have the saying “You can’t comb your hair after childbirth.” In fact, combing the hair can stimulate the blood circulation of the scalp, provide sufficient nutrients to the hair, and have a cleansing effect.

postpartum hair loss is a normal physiological phenomenon

During pregnancy, women’s hormones are much higher than usual, and some women live longer. After childbirth, the female animal hormones change, so that the hair that extends the growth period and the hair that should have stopped growing will reach the resting period together, so it feels that the amount of hair loss after childbirth has increased significantly. This is a normal and short-lived phenomenon. It will recover within that time, and mothers don’t need to worry too much.

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