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Hi all - for mysterious reasons, I am currently suffering from an upset stomach, heartburn and nausea. I know the cause but I was wondering - anyone know any good ways of dealing with sick-to-the-stomach nausea? It's most unpleasant.

I feel horribly bilious and like I'm about to throw up.

Things I have tried already: 

Motillium (anti-nausea pills)
Gaviscon liquid

thanks.

Date: 2009-03-26 10:29 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] gonzo21.livejournal.com
I find sipping green tea very settling for my stomach. Your mileage may vary however.

Date: 2009-03-26 10:40 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] i-kender.livejournal.com
Taking the day off work to relax and lie around quietly (perhaps sipping green tea) would be very soothing to my stomach (and indeed my general health). Most unfortunately not an option right now!

(Ps. Shooting Zombies in the head is also a good cure for many ailments, I find... I highly recommend the game Left 4 Dead to you, although it's best played with 2 or more players)

Date: 2009-03-26 10:43 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] gonzo21.livejournal.com
Can you stand the idea of putting any food in your stomach? Sometimes just giving the acids something to work on can be helpful. The downside being if it doesn't help, it can sometimes make it so much worse.

(Yeah, I saw reviews of it, it looks pretty good. But I'm not sure it even has a single player mode does it?)

(Unfortunately I don't have the right kit to put my 360 online.)

Date: 2009-03-26 10:47 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] i-kender.livejournal.com
I had a flapjack.

re: Left 4 Dead

It does have a single-player mode, yes. More fun in two-player though, and you can play it offline in 2-player.

Date: 2009-03-26 11:04 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] gonzo21.livejournal.com
Ah, two player splitscreen. By far my favourite.

My next purchase is going to be Fallout 3 though. :)

Date: 2009-03-26 11:10 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] i-kender.livejournal.com
Also an excellent game. I have it on the PC, haven't finished it yet.

Date: 2009-03-26 01:51 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] gonzo21.livejournal.com
I hear its pretty massive once you start wandering off the beaten track.

home remedy corner

Date: 2009-03-26 10:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] catsgomiaow.livejournal.com
Peppermint tea
Ginger tea
Fennel tea
Flat coca-cola!

Re: home remedy corner

Date: 2009-03-26 10:41 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] i-kender.livejournal.com
This is good, I will try something. Probably not all of them at once. That would probably be bad.

Re: home remedy corner

Date: 2009-03-26 11:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] i-kender.livejournal.com
Peppermint tea seems to be doing the trick. I still don't feel great, but at least I am looking the right colour (and not green or grey or pale cream).

Thanks!

Date: 2009-03-26 10:40 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] buddleia.livejournal.com
And try and eat something.

Date: 2009-03-26 11:02 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] catsgomiaow.livejournal.com
Actually oats are supposed to be vg for your digestion too! So top marks :)

Date: 2009-03-26 11:11 am (UTC)

Date: 2009-03-26 01:18 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] honeymink.livejournal.com
I drink lots of salt water and indeed throw up. The only way to feel better.

Get well soon!

Date: 2009-03-26 02:27 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] i-kender.livejournal.com
Thanks :0

Date: 2009-03-26 01:56 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ruric.livejournal.com
Slightly overcooked toast that's a bit charcoaly round the edges.

Date: 2009-03-26 02:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] i-kender.livejournal.com
Nice idea - but we're not allowed toasters at work. Blue meanies in Facilities say it's a fire hazard. Might try it at home though.

Date: 2009-03-27 02:34 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] epi-lj.livejournal.com
I see that green tea has been recommended. I actually find that mint tea works very well for me -- better than green.

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