Nausea and vomiting (throwing up)

Most people have experienced nausea and perhaps vomiting as a result of nausea. Often, motion sickness, and thus the influence of a balance body of the inner ear of the cause, but it can also be caused by drugs, constipation, psychological factors, or pregnancy. Nausea is a feeling of having to vomit. In some cases, followed by nausea vomiting. While nausea may be loss of appetite, paleness, cold sweats, rapid heartbeat and increased salivation. The vomit cleaning process is triggered and controlled from vomiting data center in the brain. Physiologically found in the brain known as the body vomiting center which is the function center of nausea and vomiting reflex. Vomiting center is activated by a physical or chemical action of the stomach or intestines or throat or by the influence of the inner ear (motion sickness), or through psychological conditions like anxiety, sight and smell. There are several locations within the body, which has a role in the mechanism of nausea.

Nausea causes

Causes of nausea may be such as migraine, pregnancy, concussion, infection, alcohol, myocardial infarction, radiation, and certain drugs such as morphine and antibiotics creates nausea as side effects. Nausea is often an obvious cause, such as motion sickness or too much alcohol. Often the nausea disappears relatively quickly after the cause is removed. But nausea can also be a symptom of serious illness, and if you experience persistent nausea, one should always go to the doctor so he can find out why you have nausea. If there is blood in vomit no, you should also contact your doctor. In uncomplicated nausea it often helps to get a glass of water and fresh air. However, it is important to replace fluid loss if nausea and vomiting gives thus moves fluid balance.

Motion sickness - Seasickness - Air sickness

So-called Motion sickness occurs when there is an imbalance between what the eye sees and the information the brain receives. Motion sickness or kinetosis, also known as travel sickness, is a condition in which a disagreement exists between visually perceived movement and the vestibular system's sense of movement. The body has a hard time interpreting the conflicting information from what you see and feel, and then you become carsick. It is this "imbalance" that can cause nausea and vomiting. Children are easier motion sickness than adults, because the brain is not fully matured yet. Prevention is to look out the window, take breaks, eat a little and then drink something cold such as cola, grapefruit tonic or lemon (carbonated beverages reduces nausea). Get some fresh air in the car - and slept like the way. Rows prevention does not exist nausea medication with antihistamines such Prometazin tablets and Marzine tablets or a special patch with a drug that also works against motion sickness. The patches are on prescription and can be used for children over 10 years. In addition, give an acupressure band 'Sea-Band', which is clinically tested with proven efficacy against motion sickness and nausea. A "band" that can also be used for morning sickness.

Morning sickness - nausea and vomiting during pregnancy

Nausea and vomiting occur frequently during the first months of pregnancy (Morning sickness). Morning sickness, also called nausea Gravidarum, nausea, vomiting of pregnancy, or pregnancy sickness is a condition that affects more than half of all pregnant women. Nausea and vomiting often show in 5 and 6 week of pregnancy. Symptoms are worse between 8 and 12 weeks, and resolves typically by 16 to 18 weeks. Between 50 and 85 percent of all pregnant women have nausea, with or without vomiting. The severity of these symptoms can vary. For the most part, it is only about slight morning sickness and not vomit while "hyperemesis gravidarum" denotes a more serious condition. Hyperemesis often means that the pregnant woman throwing up several times during the day, losing weight and can mean that the pregnant woman's health may be threatened. Why pregnant women experience nausea and vomiting, among others believed to be caused by pregnancy hormone hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin), but also psychological effects such as stress can worsen nausea and vomiting. In addition, the imbalance in blood sugar, anemia, low blood sodium levels and constipation cause nausea.

Medications that reduce nausea and vomiting are effective for some pregnant women and is safe to take during pregnancy. At many pharmacies can buy an acupressure band 'Sea-Band', which is clinically tested with efficacy against motion sickness and morning sickness. Acupressure tape works by activating the body's own defense against nausea with a slight touch of acupressure points in your wrists - the same principle as acupuncture, but without acupuncture needles. Furthermore, in some degree even prevent nausea and vomiting by eating frequent, small meals that are not too heavy. Avoid fatty and spicy foods. Eat like toast or crackers. Drink plenty of fluids such as water and juice - and avoid tea, coffee and alcohol are diuretics. Avoid any odors that may trigger nausea and vomiting and be sure to get fresh air every day. However, you should consult your doctor if you vomit more than 3-4 times a day if you lose weight if you can not keep fluids in you or if you have bloody or 'muddy vomiting'.

Drugs That Prevent Nausea and Vomiting

Drugs Used in Symptomatic Treatment. A single or a few doses of phenothiazines and other drugs can be used for symptomatic treatment of nausea and vomiting. Phenothiazines and other Dopamine Agonists. Prochlorperazine (Stemetil). Triflupromazine (Siquil), Promethazine (Phenergan, Avomine), Trifluoperazine (Neocalm, Trazine). These agents are very effective in preventing vomiting due to any underlying cause.

Nausea and Vomiting due to Chemotherapy and Medication

Nausea and vomiting are a common symptom of many cancer patients following chemotherapy, radiation therapy and various forms of medication and may in consequence of this is due to an irritant effect on the gastrointestinal tract, alteration of intestinal bacterial flora, or effects on the brain's nervous system. Some types of chemotherapy can often cause nausea and vomiting than others, just as it can vary from person to person. By irradiation occurs nausea and vomiting as a side effect most often in treating head, neck, esophagus, stomach, intestine and abdomen. Medications can also cause nausea and vomiting, especially morphine preparations and certain types of antibiotics. Talk to your doctor about the problems as nausea medication can often be a solution. What you can do to minimize problems with nausea and vomiting are, for example to drink 2-3 liters of fluid a day like acid and carbonated beverages reduces nausea. For example, cola, grape tonic, lemon and sports drinks.

Hints and products for nausea and vomiting

Drink plenty of fluids, where acid and carbonated beverages reduces nausea. Drink Cola, for example, grapefruit tonic, lemon or sports drinks, acidic drinks with much sugar, which helps to soothe the stomach and alleviate both nausea and vomiting. In addition, sugar provides the body with increased energy. An advice to vomit, is also to make and drink a tea of ginger powder. Ginger is also available as capsules such as Holiday Complex which has proved effective against motion sickness and nausea.

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