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What are other alternative medicine treatments to help reduce nausea and vomiting?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Goldberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Citrus/Ginger: Remedies other than traditional medicines include foods, pressure points and some vitamins. Ginger has been shown to aid in the relief of nausea as has both the taste and aroma of citrus fruits. Wrist bands used for sea sickness and accupuncture have also provided relief for some. Last, 25 mg of vitamin B6 taken 3-4 times a day may help with nausea and vomiting as well.
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
adding 1/2 or 1 tab of doxylamine (sold OTC as Unisom) to the B6 is safe and effective, too
Sep 25, 2011
Dr. David Finke
Dr. David Finke commented
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
You two docs rock!
Sep 28, 2011
Dr. Gary Lawson
Anesthesiology 23 years experience
Complimentary meds: Adequate hydration. Ginger tea, pressure point stimulation of the web space between the thumb and 2 nd finger. And the best is marijuana - smoked or tea.
Last updated May 1, 2016

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