Nausea

Are you often caught by a queasy, uneasy feeling that makes you sick? Whether it is related to pregnancy, acid reflux or due to motion sickness, nausea can damp you down. Don't let nausea ruin your day.

What is it?

It is a discomfort that occurs in the stomach that often comes before vomiting. Vomiting is a force action of emptying the stomach contents voluntary or involuntary, also known as throwing up.

How it happens?

Nausea is term that has lots of symptoms of many diseases which is caused by problems in any one of three parts of the body, including:

1. Abdominal and pelvic organs

Many different abdominal conditions can cause nausea like inflammation of the liver (hepatitis) or pancreas (pancreatitis); a blocked or stretched intestine or stomach; irritation of the stomach, intestinal lining, inflammation of the kidney; and gallbladder problems. The most common abdominal illnesses that result in nausea are viral infections.

2. Brain and spinal fluid

Nausea occurs in conditions of migraine headaches, head injury, brain tumors, stroke, bleeding into or around the brain. It can be a symptom of glaucoma.

3. Balance Centers In The Inner Ear

Nausea can be related to vertigo, a dizzy sensation of spinning, moving or falling when you are not moving. Conditions that cause vertigo include motion sickness, viral infections of the inner ear and certain brain or nerve tumors.

Nausea is a common side effect of some body changes like reproductive hormones, low blood sugar, alcohol use or food allergies and poisoning.

Symptoms that can occur due to Nausea

  • Muscular ring between the esophagus and stomach relaxes.
  • The abdominal muscles and diaphragm contract.
  • The windpipe closes.
  • The lower portion of the stomach contracts.

Whenever vomiting occurs, the stomach contents are expelled through the esophagus and mouth. Due to these body actions, when you have nausea you experience retching. Retching is repeated rhythmic contractions of respiratory and abdominal muscles that occur without your control. You may or may not vomit.

Is Vomiting Harmful?

Usually, it is harmless but it can be a sign of any other serious illness in the body like concussions, dehydration, meningitis (infection of the membrane linings of the brain), intestinal blockage, appendicitis, and brain tumors.

Call A Doctor About Nausea And Vomiting

If home treatment is not working and there is a state of dehydration or any internal injury as of head that can cause vomiting. Adults should consult a doctor if vomiting occurs for more than one day.

You should seek immediate medical care if any of the following situations occur with vomiting:

Blood in vomit, headache or stiff neck, Lethargy, confusion, or a decreased alertness, Severe abdominal pain, Diarrhea and Rapid breathing or pulse.

Diagnosis

Doctor will see the symptoms of nausea in your medical history and medications. Tests may include blood pressure testing, an abdominal examination, neurological examination or other tests, depending on your recent symptoms and other medical history. For any woman who could be pregnant, a pregnancy test should be done. If there is a recent head injury, you may require a brain imaging test, such as a computed tomography (CT) scan.

Nausea does not require treatment generally but natural remedies are helpful to cure this disorder.

Nausea and Ayurveda

Nausea can be managed through various natural remedies. In ayurveda there are very effective herbs that can show its effect on this disorder.

Ayurveda

Ayurveda, which literally means the science of life. The word Ayur means Life and Veda means Science. Ayurveda is considered to be the oldest system of health care that originated 5000 years ago.

Ayurvedic view

In Ayurveda, health is a state of spiritual and physical attainment. In Ayurveda this disease is called chhardi.

The body is made up of Tridoshas -Tri' means 'Three' and 'Doshas' mean 'Humours' Ayurveda categorizes the different constitutions into three different doshas:

  • Vata dosha, in which the air and space elements dominate
  • Pitta dosha, in which the fire element dominates
  • Kapha dosha, in which the earth and water elements dominate.

In Ayurveda nausea is co-related to chhardi. Vataj chhardi is having maximum nauseating feeling. While Aagantuj chhardi is instant vomiting without nausea.

Home Remedies for Nausea

There are some general home remedies for nausea, which are very helpful to manage nausea.

  • Ginger is one such effective remedy, which can be taken in the form of tea. It has volatile oils that aid digestion, soothes the irritated linings, and tones muscles of digestive tract.
  • In children, Aloe Vera juice helps in combating the stomach ache that is due to nausea.
  • Chamomile tea also helps and soothes a child suffering from nausea.
  • Finally, drink as much water as possible to prevent dehydration, but should avoid caffeinated and carbonated beverages and drinks.

Except these, Other home remedies show great impact are lemon juice with sugar and honey, slices of lemon licked during nausea and vomiting, sugar cane juice, grape juice, and the juice of mango tree leaves.

Herbal Remedies for Nausea by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda provides effective herbal remedies such as Amla Saar, Agnitundi vati, Digestion support, Pitta Balance & Sanjeevani Vati for ayurvedic treatment of nausea. These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.

1. Amla Saar

Indian gooseberry or amla is a big powerhouse of nutrients. Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C, hence it helps boost your immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial ailments, including cold and cough.

In Ayurveda, amla juice is known to balance all the processes in the body and brings to equilibrium all three doshas - vata, kapha and pitta.amla saar is 100% natural herbal formulation.

In Ayurveda, amla juice is known to balance all the processes in the body and brings to equilibrium all three doshas - vata, kapha and pitta.amla saar is 100% natural herbal formulation.

2. Agnitundi vati

Agnitundi Vati is a traditional formulation that helps in strengthening weak digestion and digestive capability of intestines. Herbs found in agnitundi are cumin, 5 salts, ginger, triphala and more. It corrects digestive fire.

3. Digestion support

It is a mixture of 7 herbs that maintain the natural pH of the stomach and aid in digestion of all types of food. These herbs are amla, haritaki, bahera, sounf, dhania, pippali, jeerak. These all herbs are helpful to aid acidity, digestion problems and nausea.

4. Pitta Balance

It contains many compounds that maintain pitta dosha in a proper balance state. Pitta balance is a wonderful combination which contains cooling compounds, natural calcium compounds to restore the pitta imbalance quickly. It contains coral and agate calcium, pearl calcium and giloy satva.

5. Sanjeevani Vati

It is also a mixture of many useful herbs named as ginger root, pippali, amlaki, haritaki, guduchi herb etc. The biochemical like alkaloids, vitamins, minerals etc. all are helpful in eradication of problem of nausea.

By using these herbal formulations and remedies, nausea can be managed and treated.

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