Morning sickness

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Morning sickness, also called nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), is a symptom of pregnancy that involves nausea or vomiting.wikipedia
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Symptoms and discomforts of pregnancy

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Morning sickness, also called nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), is a symptom of pregnancy that involves nausea or vomiting.
For example, mild nausea may merely be a discomfort (morning sickness), but if severe and with vomiting causing water-electrolyte imbalance it can be classified as a pregnancy complication (hyperemesis gravidarum).

Hyperemesis gravidarum

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A severe form of the condition is known as hyperemesis gravidarum and results in weight loss.
Hyperemesis gravidarum is considered more severe than morning sickness.

Nausea

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Morning sickness, also called nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), is a symptom of pregnancy that involves nausea or vomiting.
Nausea is a side effect of many medications including chemotherapy, or morning sickness in early pregnancy.

Pyridoxine/doxylamine

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If treatment is used the combination of doxylamine and pyridoxine is recommended initially. A number of antiemetics are effective and safe in pregnancy including: pyridoxine/doxylamine, antihistamines (such as diphenhydramine), metoclopramide, and phenothiazines (such as promethazine).
It is generally used for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (morning sickness).

Antiemetic

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If morning sickness is a defense mechanism against the ingestion of toxins, the prescribing of anti-nausea medication to pregnant women may have the undesired side effect of causing birth defects or miscarriages by encouraging harmful dietary choices. A number of antiemetics are effective and safe in pregnancy including: pyridoxine/doxylamine, antihistamines (such as diphenhydramine), metoclopramide, and phenothiazines (such as promethazine).
Antiemetics, though previously thought to cause birth defects, have been proven safe for use by pregnant women in the treatment of morning sickness and the more serious hyperemesis gravidarum.

Vomiting

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Morning sickness, also called nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), is a symptom of pregnancy that involves nausea or vomiting.
* Hyperemesis, morning sickness

Thalidomide

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Thalidomide was originally developed and prescribed as a cure for morning sickness in West Germany, but its use was discontinued when it was found to cause birth defects.
Afterwards, it was used against nausea and to alleviate morning sickness in pregnant women.

Human chorionic gonadotropin

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The cause of morning sickness is unknown but may be related to changing levels of the hormone human chorionic gonadotrophin.
It has also been suggested that hCG levels are linked to the severity of morning sickness or Hyperemesis gravidarum in pregnant women.

Metoclopramide

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A number of antiemetics are effective and safe in pregnancy including: pyridoxine/doxylamine, antihistamines (such as diphenhydramine), metoclopramide, and phenothiazines (such as promethazine).
It is also used in pregnancy as a second choice for treatment of hyperemesis gravidarum (severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy).

Miscarriage

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Women who have no morning sickness are more likely to miscarry.
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP, or morning sickness) are associated with a decreased risk.

Promethazine

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A number of antiemetics are effective and safe in pregnancy including: pyridoxine/doxylamine, antihistamines (such as diphenhydramine), metoclopramide, and phenothiazines (such as promethazine).
To combat moderate to severe morning sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum: In the UK, promethazine is drug of first choice, being preferred as an older drug with which there is a greater experience of use in pregnancy (second in line being metoclopramide or prochlorperazine).

Ondansetron

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Ondansetron may be beneficial, but there are some concerns regarding an association with cleft palate, and there is little high quality data.
Ondansetron is used off-label to treat morning sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum of pregnancy.

Pregnancy

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Symptoms of early pregnancy may include missed periods, tender breasts, nausea and vomiting, hunger, and frequent urination.

Couvade syndrome

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These most often include minor weight gain, altered hormone levels, morning nausea, and disturbed sleep patterns.

Doxylamine

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Doxylamine is also used in combination with the analgesics paracetamol (acetaminophen) and codeine as an analgesic/calmative preparation, and is prescribed in combination with vitamin B 6 (pyridoxine) to prevent morning sickness in pregnant women.

Knocked Up

Eight weeks later, Alison experiences morning sickness during an interview with James Franco and realizes she could be pregnant.

Complications of pregnancy

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For example, mild nausea may merely be a discomfort (morning sickness), but if severe and with vomiting causing water-electrolyte imbalance it can be classified as a pregnancy complication (hyperemesis gravidarum).

Bella (film)

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When asked why she was late, she tells him she is pregnant and was ill from morning sickness.

Grünenthal

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In the late 1950s, Grünenthal became infamous for the development and sale of the teratogenic drug thalidomide, marketed as the sleeping pill Contergan, and promoted as a morning sickness preventative.

Kodomo no Kodomo

Over the next few months Haruna grows bigger, which her family attributes to her increased appetite, and begins suffering morning sickness.

Margie Profet

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Margaret J. "Margie" Profet (born August 7, 1958) is an American evolutionary biologist with no formal biology training who created a decade-long controversy when she published her findings on the role of Darwinian evolution in menstruation, allergies and morning sickness.

Thomas Quasthoff

Quasthoff was born in Hildesheim with serious birth defects caused by his mother's exposure during pregnancy to the drug thalidomide which was prescribed as an antiemetic to combat her morning sickness.

Sickness bag

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Pregnant women with morning sickness and travelers who know they are prone to motion sickness will sometimes bring their own bags.

Gastroparesis

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Morning nausea