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Does eating ginger help with nausea?

Does eating ginger help with nausea?

Can do. : It is a natural remedy. Candied ginger is something i've used on occasion. If you're needing it often, the question to be answered is why? ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ginger (Definition)

Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more


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Stomach cramps nausea sometimes gas after eating anything or drinking certain things like ginger ale or ice tea doc sched barium test what could it b?

Stomach cramps nausea sometimes gas after eating anything or drinking certain things like ginger ale or ice tea doc sched barium test what could it b?

GERD: With your sleep disturbance and pother symptoms i would suspect gastoesophageal reflux disease, however, ulcers, gastritis, esophagitis, and other upper GI conditions need to be ruled out. You may wish to see a sleep doc after that if your sleep does not return to normal. ...Read more

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Has anyone prescribed ginger for relief of nausea?

Has anyone prescribed ginger for relief of nausea?

Many times: Ginger is a wonderful herb with many medicinal properties including relief of nausea, morning sickness & motion sickness. It is even strong enough to relieve nausea caused by chemotherapy! it can be taken as tea, as crystallized ginger, or in capsules. See http://altmedicine.About.Com/od/ginger/a/ginger_nausea.Htm & www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=72. ...Read more

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What causes nausea, and why can ginger help to stop it?

Multiple Causes: Nausea can be caused by irritation of the stomach or other parts of the GI tract. Our brain can also trigger nausea (we have a special part of our brain that detects the presence of potential toxins and can induce vomiting called the area postrema). Ginger has been shown to be effective in reducing nausea. Ginger stimulates saliva and can dilut stomach acid and can relax the muscles of the stomach. ...Read more

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What causes nausea, and why is ginger so helpful to stop it?

Ginger ; Nausea: Nausea can be triggered by the brain or my GI irritants. Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic ; helps eliminate gas from the intestines. Ginger also impacts the feedback loop between nausea center in the brain and the stomach. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. It decreases nausea, vomiting, dizziness ; clamminess associated with motion sickness.. ...Read more

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What are the causes of nausea, and why is ginger so helpful to stop it?

What are the causes of nausea, and why is ginger so helpful to stop it?

Ginger Root: Nausea can be triggered by the brain or my GI irritants. Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. Ginger also impacts the feedback loop between nausea center in the brain and the stomach. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. It decreases nausea, vomiting, dizziness & clamminess associated with motion sick. ...Read more

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Please explain why is ginger food/drink so good for nausea?

Ginger: Ginger's exact mechanism of action in nausea is uncertain, but there are several proposed mechanisms. The components thought to be active in this effect are gingerols, shogaols, and galanolactone, a diterpenoid of ginger. Antagonism of 5ht3 receptors may be part of this effect, as this is also important in postoperative and cisplatin-induced nausea ; vomiting. http://tinyurl.com/l7yvbne. ...Read more

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Could ginger tablets work for plain old nausea or only morning sickness?

Could ginger tablets work for plain old nausea or only morning sickness?

Both: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes nausea, and why is ginger so helpful to stop it?

Nausea: Nausea can be from many causes, including acute illness, post nasal drip, gastritis, and many medications. Persistent nausea should be evaluated by physician. Ginger is an ancient remedy for reducing nausea. It works well. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

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