Hyperemesis Gravidarum Intense Vomiting

Hyperemesis Gravidarum Intense Vomiting

Hyperemesis gravidarum intense vomiting

When the vomiting which occurs frequently during pregnancy is very frequent and very intense, it is termed Hyperemesis Gravidarum Intense Vomiting. Problems in Pregnancy Obstetrical complications

Light and infrequent vomiting can be considered completely normal; but if it is severe and continuous, it can cause malnutrition or dehydration, either of which can be serious.

Causes of Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Hyperemesis Gravidarum Intense Vomiting. Among the causes of these frequent and massive bouts of vomiting one must consider the increase in the HCG Hormone and the personality of the woman (vomiting person).

The typical vomiting of a pregnant woman may be caused by anxiety and by an unconscious need to call attention to herself, to assert her role as an individual, which seems to be eroding as the pregnancy and her new child develops.


Chamomile tea (Matricaria Chamomilla L.), oatmeal and cooked apple should be the only food eaten during few days.

Heat packs (rather lukewarm, never fomentation, which are prepared with boiled water) placed on the stomach region can help during the first few weeks of pregnancy.

Vomiting that does not go away.

If the vomiting does not disappear, then the woman should go to her doctor; in some cases, hospitalization is necessary.

Self Medication.

A pregnant woman should never take any medicine not prescribed for her by her doctor.

Some drugs to control vomiting are dangerous for the fetus.

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