Nausea

6 Effective, Natural Home Remedies

…drank three cups of hibiscus tea a day for six weeks experienced an average 14 mmHg reduction in systolic blood pressure. * Ginger for Nausea: For a natural nausea cure, try ginger—it eases queasiness caused by everything from stomach flu and seasickness to morning sickness and chemotherapy.…

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New Year’s Eve Survival Tips

…among these is acetaldehyde, which increases the production of free radicals that damage the liver and stimulate the brain to trigger feelings of nausea and discomfort. Certain nutrients, taken before that first drink, can neutralize the effects of acetaldehyde—the most important of these…

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7 Baking Soda Health Benefits

…safe, provided you do not exceed the recommended doses, as this could upset the body’s acid-base balance. Larger amounts can cause temporary nausea and diarrhea. Note: Although sodium bicarbonate contains quite a bit of sodium, it does not raise blood pressure.The hypertensive effect of salt…

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The Many Benefits of Ginger

…their characteristic kick. Dried ginger is a common component in Chinese herbal preparations, and it is often used in this country to prevent nausea and motion sickness, as well as morning sickness in early pregnancy. There are many other benefits of ginger. It also effectively relieves inflammation…

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Healthy Travel Tips

…want to sleep. It's available in most health food stores. * Treat motion sickness with ginger. Ginger has long been touted as a home remedy for nausea, and in recent years its effectiveness against motion sickness has been well documented. To avoid motion sickness, try eating a 1/4 inch slice of…

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Little-Known Uses for Lemons

…familiar with. The smell of lemons is a proven natural therapy for quelling nausea. It’s also a great remedy for morning sickness. In a 2014 study, the scent of lemons significantly reduced pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting. Simply squeeze the juice of one lemon into a glass, add a pinch…

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Use Light Therapy for SAD

…or SSRIs) such as Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil. But these drugs are riddled with side effects ranging from loss of libido, headache, poor appetite and nausea to emotional detachment, severe agitation, uncharacteristic aggression and violence, and suicidal thoughts. The good news is that there are safer,…

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Questioning the Effectiveness of Tamiflu

…only reduced flu symptom duration by about 17 hours but had no effect on hospitalization rates or pneumonia. Furthermore, Tamiflu increased nausea and vomiting. Relenza reduced symptom duration by approximately 14 hours and had fewer side effects than Tamiflu, but again, no effect on pneumonia…

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Effectiveness of Flu Vaccines Questioned

…by just one day. Drug use was associated with a reduced risk of some respiratory complications; however, it significantly increased risk of nausea and vomiting. Antibiotics are an even less effective option. Most colds and flus are caused by viruses rather than bacteria, so antibiotics simply…

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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…to being useless treatments for sinus infections, this over prescription of antibiotics is contributing to a host of other health problems, from nausea and yeast infections to deadly super-bugs. But if drugs don’t work as treatments for sinus infections, what does? Let’s start with…

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Do You Really Need That Antibiotic? Probably Not

…drugs have been proven to work no better than a placebo for sinus infections! In addition to being ineffective, overusing antibiotics can lead to nausea, yeast overgrowth, and other gastrointestinal disturbances. In fact, up to 20 percent of people stop taking their full course of antibiotics due to…

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Acupuncture Benefits: The List Goes On and On

…including addiction control, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic fatigue, digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, hypertension, infertility, joint pain, nausea, and sciatica. Acupuncture Gave Enid Her Life Back Enid came to Whitaker Wellness with a host of medical problems ranging from diabetes and…

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Migraines: An Ounce of Prevention…

…chronic tension headaches with an IV infusion of 1 gram of magnesium sulfate. Within 15 minutes, 80 percent of them had complete resolution of pain, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. * Feverfew. This herb has been used for centuries to treat migraines. It works by decreasing the production…

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Health Benefits of Tea

…pains and bloating. Cinnamon and hibiscus tea effectively lower blood pressure. And ginger tea is an excellent remedy for an upset stomach or nausea. Bottom line: Tea—regular and herbal—is delicious hot or iced, making it a great choice year round. Do what we do in the Whitaker household…

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