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How do I Sleep with Nausea?

By Patti Kate
Updated Mar 03, 2024
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There are different circumstances that might make it difficult to sleep with nausea. If you have been feeling nauseated at night, a few ways to help you fall asleep could be relaxation techniques or certain elixirs that are known to treat nausea. These might include prescription anti-nausea medications or herbal remedies you can prepare at home.

Before looking for a solution to help you sleep with nausea, a good idea might be to learn the cause of your symptoms. If this has been an ongoing or recurring problem, you might want to seek the professional advice of a physician to find out if there are any pre-existing conditions that are causing chronic nausea. If you are fairly certain of the cause of your nausea, there are simple measures that can help you sleep.

First and foremost, you should relax as much as possible prior to bedtime. It's probably not a good idea to watch television programs that are very stimulating. Reading a relaxing book, taking a warm bath or simply listening to soft music might help you relax. There are other relaxation methods and techniques such as meditation that can help as well. Stress and nausea are often related, and this is why it's important to minimize stress especially before bedtime.

Assuming you are in a relaxed state of mind, avoid exposure to bright lighting an hour before bedtime and try to tune out distractions and other noises around you. A relaxation machine that simulates environmental sounds such as rain or the ocean can often help lull certain individuals to sleep. When you get into bed, make sure you are not too warm or too cold. Room temperature at a comfortable level should help induce sleep. Keep your head elevated with an extra pillow if necessary.

If relaxation techniques do not help entirely in your effort to sleep with nausea, there are remedies you can take that are known to help combat it. A hot cup of chamomile tea will often help digestive upsets and calm the stomach. Not only is chamomile a good form of nausea treatment, it will also help relax you if taken before bedtime. Peppermint, either in herbal tea form or as a hard candy, might help that nauseated feeling as well. Alternately, ginger root capsules from a health food store could help you sleep with nausea, and sipping some ginger ale might soothe the stomach as well.

There are other rules to remember and advice for treating your nausea symptoms. When drinking tea, water or other liquids, sip them slowly. One thing you should avoid during bouts of nausea is consuming alcoholic beverages. Although you might feel an alcoholic drink might help you sleep, it could actually make your nausea worse.

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Discussion Comments

By Telsyst — On Jan 02, 2014

Another way to address digestive issues that might cause nausea is to limit or eliminate gluten from your diet.

Most people actually have at least some problem digesting gluten, not just those diagnosed with Celiac.

If you think this may be part of your nausea problem, try eating less bread and more rice and potatoes and see if you can feel a difference,

By Glasis — On Jan 01, 2014

Probiotics can calm your stomach before bedtime, as well. Frequent nausea can be a symptom of digestion problems, and taking probiotics daily can help.

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