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Healthy Habits for Fallbrook & Bonsall Folks: Nausea and vomiting – the stomach's enemies

 

Last updated 12/31/2021 at 12:23pm

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Upset stomach can upset your whole day.

Megan Johnson McCullough

Special to the Village News

Vomiting is the body's way of getting rid of something it does not like. It is a natural, protective reflex. Nausea is the feeling right before the body does this release. This is an unpleasant feeling, but because vomiting is typically involuntary, it is the body's warning system.

Nausea and vomiting are not a sickness themselves, but are brought on by an underlying cause. This can be from a virus, food poisoning, bacteria, parasites or the norovirus. It can also be caused by pregnancy, motion sickness or even stress.

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