vomiting of pregnancy


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vomiting

 [vom´it-ing]
forcible ejection of contents of stomach through the mouth. Called also emesis and regurgitation.
cyclic vomiting recurring attacks of vomiting.
dry vomiting attempts at vomiting, with the ejection of nothing but gas.
pernicious vomiting (vomiting of pregnancy) hyperemesis gravidarum.
projectile vomiting vomiting with the material ejected with great force; seen commonly in congenital pyloric obstruction.
stercoraceous vomiting vomiting of fecal matter.

vom·it·ing of preg·nan·cy

vomiting occurring in the early months of pregnancy.

vom·it·ing of preg·nan·cy

(vom'it-ing preg'năn-sē)
Emesis occurring in the early months of pregnancy.
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The findings suggest that despite a significant decrease in the severity of NVP in each intervention group, this decreasing trend between the two groups was not statistically significant and the effect of inhalation aromatherapy with peppermint oil on reducing the severity of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy was similar to that of placebo.
Lane, "The management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy," Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, vol.
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: an obstetric syndrome.
The psychological and social aspects of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. In: Koren G, Bishai R (eds.).
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) is widely recognized as a common complication and occurs in 44% to 89% of pregnant women.
Cannabinoid hyperemsis syndrome: an underreported entity causing nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Arch Gynecol Obstet 2010 [Epub ahead of print]
Gow, "Therapeutic choices for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: a critical review of a systematic review," Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, vol.
Used to help calm morning sickness (also known as nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, or NVP), the new formula has higher amounts of two key ingredients: folic acid and vitamin B6.
* ginger (Zingiber officinale) and vitamin B6 for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy;
Vitamin B6 is an important nutrient that appears to be effective for preventing or treating a wide range of health conditions, including asthma, carpal tunnel syndrome, cardiovascular disease, premenstrual syndrome, nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, and some types of epilepsy and depression.