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 Encourage:
Nausea and Vomiting
Carbonated beverage, such as Coke or Sprite Small, frequent meals
A light meal
Eat and drink slowly, relaxation
Dry crackers or toast after periods of rest or sleep
Cold, non-aromatic foods (cottage cheese and fruit, cold meat plates of sandwiches)
Cold, clear liquids, such as grape juice, Jello, popsicles, Gatorade (between meals) Salty foods, such as broth
Try fresh air and loose clothing
Discourage:
Alcohol
Fried, greasy foods or those with high fat content Cooked foods with strong odors
Going for long periods without eating
Overly sweet foods
Call Guardian Hospice if:
→ Nausea lasts for more than a few hours.
→ You are vomiting and nothing helps.
→ The medication you are taking for nausea is not working.
→ You need reassurance.
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