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Acupuncture For Morning Sickness
Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more
Yes: Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is a histamine antagonist designed to counter some of the ill effects of motion in vehicles to which some persons are prone. One of its major side effects is drowsiness. Before taking dimenhydrinate you should check with your doctor that it does not interact with any other medications you are already on. Accupressure bands have not been proven effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've always suffer of motion sickness now im 16 weeks pregnant still with motion sickness can i take dramamine (dimenhydrinate) for this? and if so,wich dramamine (dimenhydrinate)?
Obstetrician: All pregnant women should consult their obstetrician before taking any medications including over the counter ones. ...Read more
No, no and no: Homeopathy is not effective at treating anything whatsoever. Homeopathy is not medicine. Practitioners have no real medical knowledge. Would you want your MD to practice 214-year-old medicine on you? Because that’s when homeopathy was invented. It's worse than worthless. Join the 21st century. Read “Homeopathy: The Ultimate Fake” at http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/homeo.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take Bonine and Dramamine together for motion sickness treatment? (The nausea already started)
Nausea: dont take on empty stomachGet a more detailed answer ›
Does morning sickness only happened in the morning for pregnant women? And does 2 weeks preg. Is possible to have morning sickness?
I take montelukast & zyrtec in the morning & 2 180mg allegra (fexofenadine) at night for chronic urticara, can i take dramamine also for motion sickness while flying?
Can i take azithromycin 500 mg\ two does at once with my diclegis meds (severe morning sickness pills)
Chlamydia: Yes. This treatment is urgent. Please take your medicine. ...Read more
Nausea of pregnancy: Zofran (ondansetron) is not the only medication that can safely help your nausea -- talk with your ob-gyn about other options. Also ginger may help, either tea or nibbling crystallized pieces. http://tinyurl.com/n447plo acupressure/acupuncture may help. Classical homeopathy may help also: http://tinyurl.Com/mqsufqp. ...Read more
First Trimester: Nausea & vomiting of pregnancy may begin very early in pregnancy, typically in the first trimester. It may be mild or severe. Discuss your symptoms with your OB and he/she will review many different lifestyle, dietary modifications and remedies that exist to help you deal with the myriad of symptoms you may experience. ...Read more
Vitamin B6 : Vitamin B6 capsules once or twice a day can help relieve nausea. Also try chewing crystallized ginger or ginger capsules 3 times a day. Doxylamine is an over-the-counter sleep aid that can help morning sickness, take it at nighttime first as it will make you drowsy, but it can be taken every 6 hours. There are also prescription meds that your doctor can give you for severe nausea. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Vomiting and migraine with PMS , what do I do? Happens 3 days every month. Tried advils, (ibuprofen) gravol, pepto, and home remedies.
With this severity: of sx's medical eval is warranted. NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS/period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain ...Read more
To control morning sickness,my doc prescribed diclegis,2 tabs in eve.If it controls vomiting in 2-3days,should I still continue to take for 15days?
12wks pregnant and taking diclegis q 12hrs for n/v. Still very nauseous in the evening. Can i take a phenergan (promethazine) as well to help while on diclegis?
Yes: It is fine to take those medications together. ...Read more
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