DOI: 10.2174/0102506882282929231212074538 ISSN: 0250-6882

A Comprehensive Review of Alternative Therapeutic Approaches for Nausea and Vomiting Relief in Pregnancy

Manish Panchal, Priyakshi Rana, Nitika Garg, Sanchit Dhankhar, Samrat Chauhan, Himanshu Sharma
  • General Medicine


Alternative medication is used for treating the common problems associated with pregnancy. 80% of women suffer from morning sickness during pregnancy. Treatment during pregnancy via using non-pharmacological therapy is quite popular all over the world as it is safe and has no negative effects on the fetus. Nausea and vomiting are one of the most prominent problems faced by pregnant women. Acupressure and Aromatherapy have been used by pregnant ladies nowadays for relieving nausea and vomiting symptoms. Conventional therapies also aid in medication of morning sickness in pregnancy duration that covers drugs like Antiemetics, Corticosteroids, Antihistaminic, IV fluids and Vitamin-B6 supplements. Many scientific studies have demonstrated that few drugs that come under conventional treatment cause severe birth defects and stillbirth. This is the leading reason pregnant women prefer to use herbs instead of using conventional medical treatment. The prospective of this review article is to find out the alternative and conventional therapeutic approaches for alleviating the symptoms of morning sickness during pregnancy.

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