Feeling nauseous? Here are 5 things you should know
It is not very uncommon to experience nausea and vomiting once in a while due to acidity, motion sickness, infections e.t.c But if feeling nauseous all the time especially when you are not pregnant or it is too bad and keeping you away from your day-to-day activities, it is time to take it seriously. Read on
1. Stress, fear and anxiety
These can cause the body to function abnormally resulting in a number of stomach and intestinal issues including vomiting sensation (nausea), vomiting, bloating, diarrhoea, constipation and even irritable bowel syndrome. This can be corrected by trying to relax but if the stress and anxiety are more chronic, you need to get professional help.
2. Over-eating and eating disorders
Over-eating causes nausea because the digestive system fails to process the food properly. Do not over-eat and if you have, chew on some peppermint or try peppermint tea.
3. Food poisoning
Food poisoning occurs when the food eaten is infected by bacteria. Common symptoms of food poisoning are fever, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, uneasiness, nausea and vomiting. Take lots of fluids, that will keep you hydrated.
4. Food allergy
Nausea and vomiting can directly be triggered by food, especially in people suffering from food allergy. This can normally be corrected by proper management of diet excluding the foods that cause allergy.
Migraine is a painful headache preceded by intense throbbing or a pulsing sensation in one area of the head. To correct this, get fresh air by going out or open the window and take deep breaths.