5 things you shouldn't ignore when nauseous

Vomiting is the body's way of getting rid of contaminated food etc but in some cases they come as warning for serious health issues.

 

It happens in a lot of cases, for instance where there's food poisoning the body will try to get rid of the (contaminated food/drink etc) by vomiting. It comes first in form of nausea which comes uncomfortable right before the food expulsion.

With vomiting there's a process, it starts with nausea and salivation then retching and the expulsion of food in the stomach through the mouth.

In common cases vomiting food poisoning/stomach bug etc which can be treated easily (with drugs usually to stop the reflex action) but in some cases, they may be a symptom of an underlying health issue which require urgent medical attention.

1. Vomiting after getting hit in the abdomen (or even the head) may indicate a sign of internal injury or concussion where expert help should be sought as fast as possible.

2. Vomiting immediately after waking up can be a sign of brain tumor and in some cases, they come with headache.

3. Vomiting colours like dark red may be as a result of ulcer and green as a result of bile which signifies a blockage of the digestive system.

4. Vomiting accompanied by pain in the stomach that is not diarrhea is usually a sign of appendicitis and in this case, fast help should be sought.

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