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Dealing With Nausea

What are ways to deal with nausea?

A small percentage of patients who take semaglutide for weight loss will experience some nausea.

Top 3 Home Methods For Dealing With Nausea.


1. Hydration and Fluids:

Staying hydrated can help combat nausea to some extent. Some people find relief by sipping on cold water, clear or ice-cold drinks, or by sucking ice cubes. Fluids containing electrolytes can also help stabilize your system. However, avoid beverages that are too acidic, such as orange juice, as they can irritate the stomach and exacerbate your symptoms.

2. Ginger:

Ginger is widely known for its anti-nausea effects. You can consume it in various forms: ginger ale, ginger tea, or even raw ginger slices. The active compounds like gingerol may help in blocking the nausea signals sent to the brain. However, ginger is not suitable for everyone and in some cases—such as pregnancy or certain medical conditions—you should consult with a healthcare provider before using it.

3. Deep Breathing and Acupressure:

Techniques that engage the mind and body can also be helpful. Deep breathing exercises, such as the 4-7-8 technique (inhale through the nose for 4 seconds, hold the breath for 7 seconds, and exhale through the mouth for 8 seconds), may provide relief. Acupressure wristbands, which apply pressure to specific points on your wrist, are also commonly used to relieve nausea and are particularly popular for motion sickness.

Nausea & Semaglutides