Nausea – Nature’s Response
The sensation of having the urge to vomit is nausea. When the stomach contents are forced up through the esophagus and out of the mouth, a person is vomiting.
There are many conditions of which nausea and vomiting are common symptoms. Usually they do not demand medical attention. Vomiting and nausea are the body’s natural way to signal that something is wrong.
If these symptoms become severe, if they continue for days, or if you are unable to keep fluids or food in your stomach your body may be experiencing a more serious condition.
The most important concern with vomiting episode is the resulting of dehydration. The speed with which your body dehydrates is determined by the frequency of the vomiting, your body size and whether or not you are experience diarrhea.
Nausea is the feeling of uneasiness in the stomach that often precedes vomiting. For normal bouts of nausea, drink one quart of water, stick your finger down your throat to induce vomiting and you should feel much better in minutes.
The cause of the nausea may sometimes be determined by the timing of nausea. If you begin to feel ill shortly after eating a meal, the nausea may be a result of gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining), food poisoning or an ulster.
When you suffer from nausea, there are things you can do to help yourself feel better.
- Drink a glass of cold fresh water
- Eat a light diet, beginning with whole-wheat toast and bland foods
- Refrain from eating any kinds of meat until you are symptom free
- Eat vegetables and nuts that you can tolerate
- Don’t eat artificial sweets
- Eat only small meals and eat slowly
- After eating, rest…
No matter what is causing the vomiting, it is necessary to drink as much fluid as possible without causing further stomach upset.
Slowly drink herbal teas or clear fluids including water.
Brewed peppermint oil tea and ginger root tea are both beneficial for dealing with nausea.
Morning sickness associated with pregnancy, is also aided by drinking these teas.
That queasy feeling of unease known as nausea is something familiar to everyone. Nausea often precedes or is accompanied by vomiting. It is possible to experience nausea with or without vomiting.
The human body is intelligent!
Always remember, that Nausea is not a disease – it’s your body’s way of reacting to an offense that needs to “come out!”