Morning sickness/ Hyper emesis gravidarum in pregnancy
Morning sickness is feeling like throwing up, also called nausea, and throwing up, also called vomiting, that occurs during pregnancy.
It occurs in about 70% of pregnancies and usually starts around 6 weeks of pregnancy and lasts for weeks or months. Symptoms usually improve during the second trimester (weeks 13 to 27; the middle 3 months of pregnancy). In a few people, however, morning sickness occurs throughout their pregnancy.
Despite its name, “morning” sickness can happen at any time of the day.
What causes morning sickness?
The cause of morning sickness is not totally known. It may be caused by low blood sugar or the rise in pregnancy hormones, such as human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) or oestrogen. Morning sickness may be worsened by stress, being overtired, eating certain foods, or having sensitivity to motion (motion sickness).
Symptoms of severe morning sickness (hyperemesis gravidarum)
- Vomiting more than three times a day.
- Becoming severely dehydrated (signs of which include little-to-no urine production, dark-coloured urine, dizziness with standing).
- Losing 5 or more pounds.
Is homeopathy effective for morning sickness in pregnancy?
Homeopathy is a gentle yet effective system of medicine and the remedies are highly diluted and are not chemical drugs, so they cannot harm the baby, and they are very helpful to give relief from pregnancy symptoms like morning sickness, vomiting etc.
What are the best homeopathic medicines for morning sickness in pregnancy?
These 10 are most effective medicines for morning sickness.
|Aletris||Small amounts of food
can cause dyspepsia,
flatulence and colic.
|After passing wind||None recorded|
|Amygdalus per||Constant nausea and
blood in urine
|Not recorded||None recorded|
increased secretion of
sweat and saliva
|Not recorded||After eating|
|Lying quietly||After eating, loss of sleep
|Cucurbita pep||Indicated for intense
nausea and vomiting of
|Not recorded||After eating|
|Ipecac||Constant nausea and vomiting, much saliva and hiccoughs||Cool air||Lying down and warmth,
also nausea worse from
looking at moving objects
|Nux vomica||Sour taste in the mouth
and stomach pain.
|When rest||In the morning
and after eating
|Pulsatilla||Pulsatilla||In open air and with a cold drink||Heat and after eating, especially rich,
|Sepia||Nausea at smell and
sight of food
|After exercise and sleep||Morning and
|Lying on back||During motion|
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