Nausea is a disorder characterized by a feeling of slight exhaustion accompanied by a desire to vomit. Often manifested by pallor, dizziness and sweating and may be accompanied by disgust for food or certain smells bother you in the stomach, excessive saliva.

Very different factors can trigger nausea, emotional factors, the presence of particular stimuli (olfactory, visual, gustatory), pregnant, taking certain medications, conditions affecting some organs (gastrointestinal diseases, cardiovascular, kidney, lesions of the inner ear) and psychological problems.


What kind of diseases can be associated with nausea?

The following diseases may be associated with nausea:

  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angina pectoris
  • Anxiety
  • Cervical osteoarthritis
  • Panic attack
  • Botulism
  • Calculations gallbladder
  • Kidney stones
  • Headache
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Renal colic
  • Colitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Ebola
  • Migraine
  • Hepatitis
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Esophagitis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Viral gastroenteritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Indigestion
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Kidney failure
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Food intolerance
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Carsick
  • Malaria
  • Cat-scratch disease
  • Chagas disease
  • Addison's disease
  • Crohn's disease
  • Otitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Anger
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Salmonella
  • Scarlet fever
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Septic shock
  • Syphilis
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Duodenal ulcer
  • Gastric ulcer
  • Peptic ulcer

Remember that this is not an exhaustive list and it is highly recommended to consult your doctor, in case of symptom’s persistence.



What is the therapy for nausea?

Since the disorders that may be associated with nausea are very different from each other, to develop a therapeutic protocol suitable to solve or alleviate the condition it is essential to identify the disease that underlies it and act on this. The key issue is the advice with your doctor, who will advise on what to do. Avoid consuming certain foods or exposure to certain environmental stimuli (olfactory, visual, gustatory) can help to limit the manifestations of the disorder. In the event that the nausea depends from taking certain drugs it is good to consult with your doctoran alternative therapy to be prescribed.


When is most likely to contact your doctor in case of nausea?

In case of already diagnosed illnesses (see list of associated diseases).