Hypermesis Graviderum

Mild form of nausea and vomiting is common during first trimester of pregnancy also known as morning sickness. But when during pregnancy there is a very severe vomiting having deleterious effect on the health of the mother and foetus which inhibits her from performing her routine work is a condition called as Hypermesis graviderum. It means

Excessive vomiting. The peak incidence is between 8-12 weeks of pregnancy

Causes of hypermesis graviderum

Some theories which help to understand the phenomena

  • Increase levels oh HCG
  • Psychological disorders
  • Dietary deficiency of carbohydrates and certain vitamins

Symptoms of Hypermesis graviderum

Patient gives history of nausea and vomiting to dietary modifications and psychological support

Letter symptoms are quite severe

  • Decrease in weight
  • Tenderness in abdomen
  • Epigastric pain
  • Decreased urinary output
  • Ketoacedosis
  • Fever
  • Fainting
  • Dry coated tongue
  • Eyes are sunken
  • Acetone smell in breath
  • Increased heart rate
  • Low blood pressure
  • Sub conjuctival hemorrhages
  • Physical and emotional stress
  • Hallucinations

TreatmentĀ of Hypermesis graviderum

Homeopathic treatment of hypermesis graviderum – Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat hypermesis graviderum symptoms but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved remedies are available for hypermesis graviderum symptoms that can be selected on the basis of cause, condition, sensation and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Some important remedies are given below to treat hypoglycemia symptoms:

Nux Vomica, Ipecauc, Colchicum, Kali Carb, lactic Acid, Phosphorous, Kreosote, Sepia, Symphoricarpus Rece, Cucurbita Peps, Antim Crud and many other medicines.

Uttermost requirements is psychological support, correction of fluid and electrolytes by i.v infusion.

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