Cures for Vomiting & Dizziness

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Cures for Vomiting & Dizziness
Tea is a simple home remedy for vomiting and dizziness. (blue cup and tea from a blue teapot image by Maria Brzostowska from Fotolia.com)

A number of different conditions can lead to vomiting and dizziness, including stomach injuries, infections or irritation; inner ear problems; brain injuries and diseases; low blood-iron levels and low blood-oxygen levels. If you are suffering from prolonged vomiting and dizziness symptoms, make sure to seek medical attention, as advanced treatments may be necessary. Otherwise, there are several over-the-counter cures and home remedies that can help.

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Rest

While it sounds too simple to be true, resting is a proven home remedy for vomiting and dizziness. According to Quick Care, physical exertion and movement increase feelings of nausea (or your inclination to vomit), while reclining or sitting down will help settle them.

Gingerroot

Gingerroot, from the Asian ginger plant, is an effective natural remedy for vomiting and dizziness. According to Home Remedies, taking it in capsule form is the fastest way to feel its beneficial effects.

Wheat Germ

Wheat germ is a floury foodstuff made from the embryos of wheat grains. According to Home Remedies, you can create a cure for vomiting and dizziness by mixing two teaspoons of wheat germ into a glass of warm milk. This remedy also works well for pregnant women suffering form morning sickness.

Tea

Drinking black tea with crushed ginger can help relieve nausea, according to Home Remedies. Other good tea options include peppermint and chamomile.

Gooseberries

Gooseberries are reddish or yellowish-green berries (from the gooseberry plant), which are loaded with vitamins C and A. According to Home Remedies, you can make an effective nausea and dizziness remedy by soaking about five grams of gooseberries in water overnight (you can also add in some coriander seeds). In the morning, strain out the fruits (and seeds), and the remaining liquid is your cure. According to the above source, you can add in a little sugar if you don't like the taste.

Sweet Liquids

According to Quick Care, sugary liquids are better for soothing your stomach than plain water or other sugar-free liquids. Some options include flat soda (because bubbles can cause irritation), low-acidic fruit juices (like apple juice) and even Popsicles.

Rehydrating Solution

If vomiting continues persistently for over one day, you may want to try taking an over-the-counter rehydrating solution. According to Quick Care, these solutions are designed to replenish the fluids your body has lost. They typically come in powdered form, and consist primarily of electrolytes and carbohydrates.

Antihistamines

For vomiting and dizziness that are attributed to ear problems, you may want to try taking some antihistamines, particularly cyclizine and meclizine. According to Quick Care, these over-the-counter drugs can help free up your ear passages (known as labyrinths) and relieve motion-induced sickness, dizziness and vomiting.

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