CVS Home Remedies

Submitted by Thiruvelan on Tue, 04/09/2013
CVS Home Remedies

Cyclic vomiting syndrome can cause dehydration and tired; thus, the simple home remedies are replacing the electrolyte, rehydration and getting more than enough sleep.

Stop the trigger

Nausea may be a side effect of certain food that you ate (food allergies), inadequate sleep, exposed to bright light, too much physical exertion, menstruation, stress, strong perfume, weather change and other environmental factors.

When you become nauseous, look back for 8 to 12 hours and find what triggers it. Look for any food allergies, physical activity, stress level, and other environmental factors that trigger your CVS.

Some of the food allergies that may trigger CVS are alcohol, food additives, cheeses, chocolate, fermented food, sour cream, sourdough bread, citrus fruits, excess intake of caffeine drinks, and alcohol. CVS triggers for someone may be your reliever and vice versa, so find your trigger and avoid it.

Similarly, you should find out other CVS triggers and learns to avoid or stop CVS episode.

Keep yourself calm

Always try to keep yourself stress-free by practicing yoga, meditation, hearing mild music, etc. Stress is considering as a strong trigger for CVS attack. Clear mind has immunity against anxiety or panic attack; these two are considering causing CVS.

Abdominal breathing

Lie down with your back, place your hand on your bellybutton take slow deep breathe in and note that your stomach is bulging. Then breathe out and note that your stomach is shrinking. Repeat this for ten to twenty times, this makes you feel better from the symptoms.

Rehydration CVS home remedies

Cyclic vomiting syndrome with severe vomiting can lead to dehydration and fatigue. To avoid unnecessary complications you need to rehydrate yourself with enough electrolytes. Rehydration is the restoration of fluid level, for those who have dehydrated (lasting fluid) due to severe vomiting.

A basic oral rehydration therapy solution comprises primarily of salt, sugar, and water using a standard ratio of 30 ml of sugar: 2.5 ml salt: 1-liter water. You can also rehydrate with fruit juices such as coconut water, rice water, lemon juice (with a pinch of salt and enough sugar to sweeten), and carrot soup.

Oral rehydration salts (ORS) are available as a scientifically balanced formula of electrolytes such as glucose and minerals. These ORS are of great taste of different flavors that helps to rehydrate you easily.

When the vomiting phase of your CVS has stopped, it is important to take enough water and replace lost electrolytes with fruit juices or sports drinks. Most people with CVS find it difficult to add solid food, so it is always better to add liquid diets to rehydrate you.

Hot or cold bath

Similar to migraine, bathing can help lower the effects of cyclic vomiting syndrome. Some with CVS have found relief from its attack by warm bathing, other’s relief from cold bathing. Know which bath helps you and tries taking that bath for CVS relief.

Alternatively, you can try a cold or hot compress on your head can be very comforting when you are vomiting.

Sleeping CVS home remedies

People with cyclic vomiting syndrome need more than adequate sleep to overcome tiredness, and even it helps to terminate the CVS episode. You should stay in bed and sleep in a dark, quiet room without any disturbance.

You can even take any natural or modern medication that induces sleep. Sound sleep helps to terminate, relapse, or prevent CVS episodes.