Nausea is a subjective sensation; it is described as an awareness of discomfort that may or may not precede vomiting.
Nausea is a subjective sensation; it is described as an awareness of discomfort that may or may not precede vomiting. Nausea identifies the symptom as a precursor to the act of vomiting. While nausea and vomiting are often thought to exist on a temporal continuum, but this is not always the case. There are situations when severe nausea may be present without emesis and less frequently, when emesis may be present without preceding nausea.
Cold sweat, salivation, loss of gastric tone, reflux of intestinal content into the stomach are some of its immediate symptoms. It even gets accompanied by a decrease in gastric tone & decreases in peristalsis. Nausea is considered to function as a protective mechanism, warning the organism to avoid potential toxic ingestion. It can be acute and short-lived, or may even last for a prolonged amount of time. When prolonged, it is an enfeebling symptom. Sometimes, nausea is psychological & physical.
Nausea has origin from a problem in the brain or even in the organs of the upper gastrointestinal tract which majorly include the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder). Nausea is just not related to the disease mentioned above but even takes place outside the gastrointestinal system.
Causes related to Nausea-
The underlying mechanisms involved in nausea are complex and includes psychological states, the central nervous system, autonomic nervous system, gastric dysrhythmias, and the endocrine system.
Irritation of stomach & Duodenum- Indigestion Allergies Liver Problem
Infectious Causes – Influenza, Food Poisoning, Whooping Cough
Endocrine Causes- Pregnancy (Nausea is the first step towards pregnancy; pregnant women feel unwell, uncomfortable and often feels like puking out very often. It just reflects a symptom of pregnancy. We often refer to it as morning sickness or Nausea gravidarum.
Cancer Causes- Sometimes a cancer patient can even have side effects of Nausea, this uncontrolled nausea can cause loss of appetite, a torn esophagus, dehydration, malnutrition, broken bones.
Drug Induce lead to Nausea -Nicotine, Alcohol excess can even lead to Nausea
Psychological Causes- Several psychological factors can induce nausea. Some people may experience nausea just by witnessing somebody else vomiting or even by its smell. Medical students are often found to experience nausea, dizziness, and even fainting when in an autopsy lab for the first time or several times after. Certain symptoms include- Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa, a generalized anxiety disorder.
Anxiety & Depression
Soliqua 100/33 is a medicine that contains two diabetes medicines, insulin glargine, and lixisenatide which when injected into the body makes an individual feel nauseous. It is a prescription drug.
Nausea symptoms are essentially difficult to predict or even identify for people as it varies from patient to patient. Although nausea symptoms are not painful, yet they can be very uncomfortable with uneasiness felt in the chest, upper abdomen, or back of the throat. Some symptoms of nausea are:
- abdominal pain &
- stomach problem
Following the steps mentioned below may cure Nausea-
Nausea most often has several different causes and may get difficult to overlook completely. However, following the methods mentioned below may help in easing the feeling of nausea to some extent:
Antiemetic medication helps in treating vomiting and nausea symptoms. These are often called anti-nausea drugs. These help in reducing the feelings of nausea or vomiting. Nausea or vomiting symptoms that are caused by motion sickness or infection can be treated with this.
Ginger is a proven ingredient for reducing nausea. According to various studies, ginger was found to have properties that are effective in treating symptoms of nausea and vomiting. Mostly the ones that are caused by pregnancy and by chemotherapy.
Nausea can be replaced by salty liquid as those in electrolyte drinks or related to it.
If nausea is accompanied by vomiting, staying hydrated by taking small sips of water throughout the day is extremely essential.
Thus, problems like nausea don’t have a start point they even do occur after a person goes through surgery so, there is nothing to worry. As everything has its own side effects, Nausea does have certain side effects which can be cured easily. Nausea can be unpleasant & unavoidable experience, but treatment is there which helps a person to get away from the problem like this. So, a patient suffering from nausea should always have a positive attitude, caring about his life.
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