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Nausea

Nausea is the feeling you get when you think you will vomit. It's not usually a sign of anything serious, and you can take steps to make yourself feel better.

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Morning sickness

Morning sickness or nausea (with or without vomiting) is a common symptom of early pregnancy and is caused by changes in hormones.

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Vomiting

Vomiting in adults is usually not a sign of anything serious and tends to only last one or two days. Learn the causes and when to seek medical advice.

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Motion sickness

Motion (or travel) sickness occurs when you feel unwell due to being in a moving vehicle. It is a normal response and can generally be prevented.

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Migraine

Migraines are usually very painful and can be accompanied by an ‘aura’ or nausea. Learn how to prevent, and treat, migraines.

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Opioid withdrawal symptoms

Withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea and anxiety, can occur if you stop taking an opioid medicine suddenly. Reducing the dosage slowly and carefully is key.

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Underlying causes of vomiting

There are many causes of vomiting, including gastroenteritis, pregnancy, migraine, appendicitis, labyrinthitis. Find out what can cause vomiting.

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Vertigo

Vertigo is a sensation of movement or spinning, tilting or swaying when your body is not actually moving. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

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Pesticides

Pesticides are used to prevent, destroy, or reduce the spread of pests. It is important that pesticides are only used when necessary, and in accordance with the directions on the label.

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Labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the balancing centre in your inner ear. Find out how it may come about, its symptoms and the treatment options.

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