First Aid Friday : NAUSEA(vomiting)
Hello air clinicians and steemians 🤓 It is First Aid Friday,where we learn quick steps to saving lives before they are referred to a health expert.We talked about constipation last week and we are going to be talking about Nausea (vomiting) this week
What is Nausea ?
Nausea is a sensation or an urge to vomit,most times it is as a result of an infection or irritation in the gastrointestinal tract.
Causes of Nausea
1.Excessive intake of Alcohol
3.Infection(viral or bacterial infection)
4.Sudden irritation as a result of a dirty environment.
5.stress : emotional or physiological stress
6.poorly prepared meals
Other causes in women includes cramps and pregnancy.
Symptoms of nausea
1.Persistent and cold yawning
First Aid for Nausea
1.Wash face with clean lukewarm water.
2.Take a glass of lemon or orange juice.
4.Eat bland snacks like crackers.
5.Drink clear fluid to avoid excessive loose of electrolytes.
6.Avoid milk or any diary product
8.Stay in a well ventilated and clean environment.
How to prevent nausea subsequently
2.Drink lemon or orange juice between meals
3.Avoid solid meals
4.Avoid fried food
5.Do not lay down to eat
6.Avoid sleeping after meals.
7.Study your diet and know what meal makes you nauseating.
8.Avoid stuffy environment
9.Avoid strong perfumes.
If vomiting continues after first aid ,seek medical attention promptly
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