Learn about the causes of Nausea & find a practitioner in Auckland, Hamilton, Bay of Plenty, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin to help you overcome Nausea within New Zealand.
Nausea is the uneasy feeling in the stomach giving an urge to vomit. Nausea can be the first symptom of a variety conditions and is not necessarily indicative of a stomach problem. Nausea occurs in a high percentage of pregnant women and can be a side-effect to treatments such as chemotherapy.
Nausea isn't an illness in itself but rather a symptom of an underlying
condition. Nausea is the sensation of needing to vomit but may not
necessarily lead to vomiting. Nausea is usually short-lived but
persistent nausea is an indication of a physical or psychological
Nausea can be caused pain, infection, disease, medications or movement (motion sickness). Poor nutrition, dehydration and electrolyte imbalance can cause nausea. For many pregnant women, nausea is a common symptom (referred to as morning sickness). People who suffer with psychiatric problems can feel nauseous and nausea can be induced by acute anxiety.
Alongside the feeling of needing to vomit, nausea can have accompanying symptoms such as: