Vomiting : Causes, Prevention and Home Remedies

Vomiting is a forceful action accomplished by a fierce, downward contraction of the diaphragm muscle. At the same time, the abdominal muscles tighten against a relaxed stomach with an open gastroesophageal sphincter. The contents of the stomach are propelled up and out. As part of a bodily reflex, you may produce more saliva just before vomiting.

The following are possible causes of vomiting:

.Viral infections
.Seasickness or motion sickness
.Migraine headaches
.Morning sickness during pregnancy
.Food poisoning
.Food allergies
.Brain tumors
.Chemotherapy in cancer patients
.Peptic ulcer in the stomach outlet (pylorus)

Vomiting is a sign that your body is not well, so it is better to take some rest. You can easily know when you are going to vomit, as there are various pre-signs about it. There are home remedies for vomiting and also to prevent vomiting. In case you don’t know the reason why you are vomiting and the vomiting is not stopping after trying home remedies then it is good for you to contact your doctor.

. If you think you might get vomiting, then have one cup of ginger tea by adding very little sugar in it.

. If you are drunk and want to prevent vomiting from happening, then eat plain bread. Bread will take care of your digestive tract and will absorb the alcohol.

. Drinking one can of cola will also give relief from vomiting. But first bring the cola at room temperature.

. Eat oranges along with black salt will help in preventing the feeling of vomiting.

. Drinking limejuice is also one of the very effective home remedies for vomiting.

. Take a lemon and cut it into halves and sprinkle the rock salt and lick, this will also helps to avoid vomiting.

. Keep some cloves in your mouth. This is also very beneficial to treat vomiting.

. Take one teaspoon of onion juice, after every two hours; this method is also very effective to get rid from vomiting.

. Add some honey in one glass of water and drink this glass of water. This simple remedy is also very beneficial in the treatment of vomiting.

. Boil 1/2 cup of rice in 1 cup of water. After rice cooked, strain the water and drink. This will also help you in vomiting.

. Avoid solid consumption for first 12 hours and consume liquids as much as you can like water and juices.

. Smell an orange peel or take a piece of hard candy.

. Simmer a small piece of crushed ginger and a few basil leaves in a cupful of water. Strain the mixture, add honey, and sip hot or cold. Drink a half cup at a time, but do not drink it all in one go.

. Mint tea, with two ground cloves and a trace of nutmeg is also soothing and leaves a pleasant taste in the mouth.



Leontien said...

Yep and if you don't have no cola maybe Canadian Dry ginger ale will help too!


Brooke said...

Following you back! Have a great week!