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  Nausea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nausea (Greek Ναυτεία) is the sensation of unease and discomfort in the stomach with an urge to vomit.
Nausea is not an illness in itself, it's rather a possible symptom of several conditions, many of which are not related to the stomach at all.
Even though nausea is generally seen as an indication that something is wrong, experiencing it during pregnancy is quite normal, and should not be considered an immediate cause for alarm.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nausea   (314 words)

  
 nausea
Nausea may or may not be followed by retching and/or vomiting.
In many people, the feeling of nausea originates from the initial third of the digestive tract - perhaps an irritation of the lining of the oesophagus, stomach, or duodenum by an infectious organism or a chemical toxin, or damage to the lining resulting in the formation of an ulcer.
Anaemia can indeed produce nausea, particularly if it has a rapid onset, although in your case the anaemia is apparently mild and thus would seem to be less likely as a cause.
www.nurseminerva.co.uk /nausea.htm   (1035 words)

  
 The Body: Coping with Nausea
Nausea can also be caused by stress, headaches, spoiled foods, stomach viruses, unpleasant odors, eating or drinking too much or too little, alcohol, street drugs and morning sickness in pregnant women.
In cases of severe drug-related nausea that persists or worsens despite your attempts to curb it, it may be necessary to stop or switch therapy.
Nausea or "morning sickness" during pregnancy is normal and usually a problem only during the first three months, called the first trimester.
www.thebody.com /pinf/nausea.html   (1773 words)

  
 Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea is a feeling of sickness in the stomach, usually accompanied by the urge to vomit.
Nausea and vomiting are common in the early stages of pregnancy, especially in the morning.
Nausea and vomiting in infants and young children should always be treated by a doctor.
www.hmc.psu.edu /healthinfo/no/nausea.htm   (582 words)

  
 nausea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nausea and vomiting caused by cancer therapy are classified as anticipatory, acute, delayed, or chronic.
Nausea and vomiting are more likely to occur if they have been severe after past chemotherapy sessions, if the patient is female, and if the patient is younger than 50 years old.
Delayed nausea and vomiting is more likely to occur in patients who are receiving high-dose chemotherapy regimens, in patients who have experienced acute nausea and vomiting with chemotherapy, in females, in patients who drink little or no alcohol, and in young patients.
www.radiation-oncology.com /html/nausea.html   (1854 words)

  
 Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea and vomiting are not diseases, but rather are symptoms of many different conditions, such as infection ("stomach flu"), food poisoning, motion sickness, overeating, blocked intestine, illness, concussion or brain injury, appendicitis, and migraines.
Nausea and vomiting can sometimes be symptoms of more serious diseases such as heart attacks, kidney or liver disorders, central nervous system disorders, brain tumors, and some forms of cancer.
Nausea can be prevented by: eating small meals throughout the day instead of three large meals; eating slowly; avoiding hard-to-digest foods; and consuming foods that are cold or at room temperature to avoid becoming nauseated from the smell of hot or warm foods.
www.clevelandclinic.org /health/health-info/docs/1800/1810.asp?index=8106   (1278 words)

  
 Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea is an unpleasant wavelike feeling in the back of the throat and/or stomach that may or may not result in vomiting.
Nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy are classified as anticipatory, acute, or delayed.
Nausea and vomiting caused by radiation therapy may be acute and temporary, usually occurring one half to several hours after treatment.
www.webmd.com /content/article/5/1680_50841.htm   (1655 words)

  
 CancerNausea.com - Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV)
Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV) usually begins with a queasy feeling in the stomach, which may be caused by chemotherapy.
Nausea is the queasy feeling in the stomach which may lead to the urge to vomit.
The nausea and vomiting is usually most severe about 48 to 72 hours after treatment and can last for up to 6 or 7 days.
www.cancernausea.com /cinv/cinv_intro.asp   (518 words)

  
 Nutritional Aids for Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy
Why nausea, or nausea with vomiting, occurs during most pregnancies is one of the great mysteries of obstetrics.
Nausea or nausea and vomiting tend to start around two to four weeks after conception and decline gradually or abruptly end some time during the third month.
Nausea and vomiting that are regular, hard to stop, and that causes weight loss and dehydration (signaled by fatigue, a low urine output, and dark yellow urine) is referred to as hyperemesis gravidarum, or hyperemesis, for short.
www.webmd.com /content/article/4/1680_51842   (925 words)

  
 Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea and vomiting were the most uncomfortable side effects of chemotherapy.
Nausea and vomiting is a very complex issue.
Nausea and vomiting has found its way in language by way of which we may express our feelings.
www.tirgan.com /nausea.htm   (302 words)

  
 Nausea and Vomiting Information on Medicinenet.com
Nausea is an uneasiness of the stomach that often precedes vomiting.
For children, it is common for vomiting to occur from a viral infection, food poisoning, milk allergy, motion sickness, overeating or feeding, coughing, or blocked intestines, and illnesses in which the child has a high fever.
When appearing shortly after a meal, nausea or vomiting may be caused by food poisoning, gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining), an ulcer, or bulimia.
www.medicinenet.com /nausea_and_vomiting/article.htm   (391 words)

  
 SF AIDS Fdn: BETA 6/97 -- Nausea & Vomiting
As defined by Webster's dictionary, nausea is "stomach distress with distaste for food and an urge to vomit." Nausea is a distressing but frequently nonspecific symptom; its causes are often multifactorial and rarely straightforward.
Nausea and vomiting that occur in response to something eaten, colloquially referred to as "food poisoning," are often accompanied by other symptoms such as diarrhea and abdominal cramping.
Because the causes of nausea and vomiting are rarely straightforward, and because the perception of the severity of nausea varies widely from person to person, strategies to manage nausea and vomiting must be individualized.
www.sfaf.org /treatment/beta/b33/b33naus.html   (3239 words)

  
 Nausea (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nausea were a punk rock band from New York City, influential in the Crust Punk genre.
Like such predecessors as the anarchist band Crass, Nausea featured dueling male and female vocals.
Nausea - Extinction LP / Cassette (Profane Existence, 1990)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nausea_(band)   (222 words)

  
 Nausea and vomiting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nausea is a reaction to a number of causes that include overeating, infection, or irritation of the throat or stomach lining.
Nausea and vomiting may also be psychological in origin.
If the nausea and vomiting appear to be related to anxiety, stress, or an eating disorder, the doctor may refer the patient to a psychiatrist for further evaluation.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/nausea_and_vomiting.jsp   (1297 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Frederic Nausea
He was the son of a wagonmaker and received his early education at Bamberg and probably at Nuremberg under John Cochlæus; with Paul of Schwartzenberg, canon of Bamberg, he pursued humanistic, juristic, and theological studies at Pavia, Padua, and later at Siena, there obtaining degrees in Law and Divinity.
Cardinal Lorenzo Campeggio, Archbishop of Bologna and papal legate in Germany, employed him as secretary and as such Nausea was at the Diet of Nuremberg (1524), at the convention of Ratisbon, at the Diet of Ofen, and for a time at Rome.
Nausea laboured zealously for the reunion of the Lutherans with the Catholics, and together with other prelates, asked Rome to permit the clergy to marry and the laity to use the communion cup.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10719a.htm   (389 words)

  
 Nausea/Vomiting
It is normal to feel a little weak or dizzy with nausea, but if a person can't get up, then you need to call a doctor or nurse.
Waiting until nausea starts only aggravates the problem, because then the child or adolescent may have difficulty keeping down the very medicine that is supposed to help.
You can check on how well this homecare plan is working by keeping track of the number of times your child vomited, by asking how severe the feelings of nausea are, and by paying attention to how much fluid he or she is able to keep down and whether urinary output is affected.
www.hmc.psu.edu /hematology/homeguide/nausea.htm   (1636 words)

  
 Managing Nausea and Vomiting: Current Strategies -- Garrett et al. 23 (1): 31 -- Critical Care Nurse
The occurrence of postoperative nausea and vomiting is influenced
with a decrease in the likelihood of postoperative nausea and
Ondansetron versus placebo for prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing ambulatory laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
ccn.aacnjournals.org /cgi/content/full/23/1/31   (4782 words)

  
 Handling Nausea In Pregnancy
Unfortunately, nausea can interfere disastrously in the quest for sound nutrition, especially in the critical first trimester of pregnancy when the basic formation of all the baby's systems and organs are taking place.
If you are one of the unfortunate women who do not respond at all to the nausea self-care suggestions and your nausea is severe or debilitating, it is critical that you find a health provider who will be proactive in trying to find a way to help you.
Nausea is not an easy thing to deal with and no one should downplay the discomfort involved.
www.plus-size-pregnancy.org /handling.htm   (2108 words)

  
 Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhea
Nausea or queasiness from anxiety can be improved with both mindful measures and medications.
Those who had electroacupuncture (insertion of stainless steel needles that were then stimulated with electric current) got more relief from their nausea than those who had acupuncture without stimulation or no acupuncture at all.
Also, to avoid or lessen severe nausea, some doctors recommend that you go into their office on the second and third day after chemotherapy for a few hours of intravenous fluids (called "IV hydration").
www.breastcancer.org /tre_sys_chemo_nausea.html   (1091 words)

  
 Nausea and Vomiting
There are two things you can do at home to deal with a nausea or vomiting problem: make the best use of nausea medicine, and what you can do to limit nausea and vomiting.
If the person with nausea is taking potassium pills or potassium liquid, talk with the pharmacist or nurse about its side effects.
You can check on how well this home care plan is working by keeping track of the number of times the person with cancer vomited, by asking how severe the feelings of nausea are, and by noticing how much he or she has cut back on normal activities because of nausea.
www.radiation-oncology.com /homecare/html/nausea_7.htm   (1820 words)

  
 The MSDS HyperGlossary: Nausea
Nausea can be caused by a number of factors, including food poisoning, intestinal flu, exposure to radiation, ingestion of toxic substances (including alcohol), pregnancy, motion sickness, injury to the head, etc.
Nausea is your body's way of telling you that it has detected something wrong.
Nausea and/or vomiting are just two possible symptoms of exposure to a hazardous chemical.
www.ilpi.com /msds/ref/nausea.html   (314 words)

  
 Nausea
Nausea can be caused by many factors, including stomach flu, viral infections of the inner ear (labyrinthitis), motion sickness, pregnancy, and chemotherapy.
Whereas nausea and vomiting developed in 41% of participants given placebo, in the groups treated with ginger or metoclopramide (Reglan), these symptoms developed in only 21% and 27%, respectively.
The use of menadione bisulfite and ascorbic acid in the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.
healthlibrary.epnet.com /GetContent.aspx?token=63a9e9f9-5b45-4faa-9f2e-64581961b84d&chunkiid=21782   (2188 words)

  
 Chapter 11: Chemotherapy-Related Nausea & Vomiting: Automatic Nervous System and Nausea & Vomiting?
For example, changes in parasympathetic outflow may be of practical use in identifying the transition from the prodromal phase (including nausea) to the expulsive phase of the emetic reflex (Andrews et al., 1993; Andrews et al., 1995).
A progressive increase in SDSD followed infusion of the chemotherapy agent, indicating a rise in cardiac parasympathetic (vagal) activity, with onset of nausea consistently occurring after the peak activity had been reached, at a time when SDSD was decreasing (Morrow et al., 1999).
Recent research seeks to isolate the ANS factors that are involved in nausea and vomiting with the hope of controlling the individual factors within the treatment environment.
symptomresearch.nih.gov /Chapter_11/sec3/cgms3pg1.htm   (378 words)

  
 Curing Mountain Biking Nausea
Nausea is an expected response to severe physiologic stress or pain.
This is why diabetics who've missed their insulin vomit, and it's why you feel sick at the end of a long brutal ride.
The Cause: Gastric nausea is caused by irritation of the stomach, whether through excess acidity, medication, viruses, stretching of the stomach, or just from food sloshing around.
www.utahmountainbiking.com /goodies/nausea.htm   (1298 words)

  
 CancerNausea.com — Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV)
Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) is the queasy feeling in the stomach often experienced by patients who have had surgery.
Radiation-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (RINV) is similar to CINV, but is caused by radiation therapy.
However, many patients consider PONV to be as debilitating as the pain associated with a surgical procedure, with an estimated 25-40% of all surgical patients being at risk.
www.cancernausea.com /ponv/ponv_intro.asp   (297 words)

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