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How can you manage cyclic vomiting syndrome?

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To manage cyclic vomiting syndrome, try to figure out what sets off vomiting, then avoid those. It might be certain foods or stressful situations. Children who have the syndrome sometimes grow out of it, but many of them get migraines as adults.

Your doctor can help you manage it and refer you to a gastroenterologist. The nonprofit Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association can help you find a doctor familiar with the problem, and it encourages people to join studies in search of causes and cures.

From: What Is Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome.”

Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics: “Review article: cyclic vomiting syndrome in adults -- rediscovering and redefining an old entity.”

BMC Medicine: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome in 41 adults: the illness, the patients, and problems of management.”

Pharmaceuticals : “Association of Marijuana Use and Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome”

Experimental Brain Research: “An Internet survey of marijuana and hot shower use in adults with cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS).”

National Organization for Rare Disorders: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome.”

Archives of Disease in Childhood : “Cyclical vomiting syndrome in children: A population-based study.”

American College of Gastroenterology: “What is a Gastroenterologist?”

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on November 11, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome.”

Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics: “Review article: cyclic vomiting syndrome in adults -- rediscovering and redefining an old entity.”

BMC Medicine: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome in 41 adults: the illness, the patients, and problems of management.”

Pharmaceuticals : “Association of Marijuana Use and Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome”

Experimental Brain Research: “An Internet survey of marijuana and hot shower use in adults with cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS).”

National Organization for Rare Disorders: “Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome.”

Archives of Disease in Childhood : “Cyclical vomiting syndrome in children: A population-based study.”

American College of Gastroenterology: “What is a Gastroenterologist?”

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on November 11, 2018

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