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What causes morning sickness?

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Dr. Parvez Fatteh
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Increased estrogen

It is felt to be caused by an increase in circulating estrogen during pregnancy.
Morning sickness can actually occur at any time of the day. It usually resolves by week 12.

In brief: Increased estrogen

It is felt to be caused by an increase in circulating estrogen during pregnancy.
Morning sickness can actually occur at any time of the day. It usually resolves by week 12.
Dr. Parvez Fatteh
Dr. Parvez Fatteh
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Thyroid

We are not entirely sure but there is some evidence to suggest it is because of transient overactivity of the thyroid.
It probably is a primitive protective mechanism to prevent exposure to spoiled or rotten food.

In brief: Thyroid

We are not entirely sure but there is some evidence to suggest it is because of transient overactivity of the thyroid.
It probably is a primitive protective mechanism to prevent exposure to spoiled or rotten food.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine

In brief: Progesterone

Its from increasing levels of Progesterone mostly.
Progesterone is known to relax smooth muscle in the stomach and esophagus, and cause nausea and heartburn. Just ask anyone who has taken the morning after pill.

In brief: Progesterone

Its from increasing levels of Progesterone mostly.
Progesterone is known to relax smooth muscle in the stomach and esophagus, and cause nausea and heartburn. Just ask anyone who has taken the morning after pill.
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
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