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You Will Need
- A long body pillow
- A humidifier
- An eye pillow
- Heartburn medication (optional) (optional)
Avoid leg cramps
Avoid leg cramps with proper hydration. Stretch your calf muscles during the day and wiggle your feet to move leg muscles.
Limit your liquid intake in the evening to one warm, non-caffeinated drink. Empty your bladder before going to bed.
Take a bath
Take a warm bath or shower before going to bed to set a restful mood.
Use a body pillow to provide additional support to your midsection and alleviate pressure. Put a regular pillow between your knees for additional comfort.
Treat heartburn with medication or by sleeping in a more upright position. Check with a doctor before taking any medication.
Run a humidifier or open a window to alleviate swollen sinus passages.
Wear an eye pillow
Wear an eye pillow to block out light.