What is morning sickness?

Morning sickness is a condition that occurs naturally during pregnancy. Studies show that between 50-80% of all women experience some nausea or vomiting while pregnant, which usually subsides with time. However, between 1-2% suffer a condition known as hyperemesis gravidarium, an instance of morning sickness so severe and long-lasting that it can cause weight loss, dehydration, and even hospitalization. It is important to address the early symptoms of morning sickness and seek care from your health care providers.

Symptoms of Morning Sickness

  • Vomiting.
  • Nausea.
  • Trouble Urinating.
  • Abnormal Color in Urine.
  • Unable to keep liquids in body.
  • Irregular Heart Rhythms
  • Dizziness.

Causes of Morning Sickness

  • Low Sugar Levels.
  • Hormone levels.
  • During Pregnancy, individual's sense of smell is much more sensitive.

Treatment Morning Sickness

Morning sickness can get progressively worse if untreated, it is important to treat it via:

  • Sleep more to allow your body to rest.
  • Drink more liquids.
  • Have nutritious meals.
  • Try not to have an empty stomach.

Preventing Morning Sickness

Some preventative measures include:

  • Ensure Enough Sleep.
  • Ensure That You are Hydrated.
  • Ensure Nutritious Meals.
  • Ensure That Your Stomach is Not Empty.

 

If you suffer from morning sickness and want a natural approach to health, we can help. Our Mississauga clinics have an approach to better health.