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What exactly is vomiting?

Vomiting is medically defined as the forceful voluntary or involuntary expulsion of the contents of the stomach. Involuntary vomiting usually results from a reaction within the body that signals one or more potentially toxic elements. Voluntary vomiting can be initiated in several ways physically.

What are the symptoms that you may vomit?

In most cases the need to vomit and the process itself onsets rather quickly, and many don’t realize it is happening until the moment the body starts the physical activity of moving food out of your stomach and up your esophagus. For those that are fortunate enough to predict they are going to involuntarily vomit, the main indications are often nausea, dizziness and excessive perspiration.

How to treat vomiting

Vomiting is not an easy condition to treat while in the moment. The most commonly prescribed course of action is to just go with it and hang in there until your body is finished. The best way to avoid vomiting is to watch what you eat and drink during meals, as well as a reduction or elimination of heavy alcohol consumption or binge drinking. Vomiting on a regular basis could be symptomatic of other more serious conditions. Those experiencing vomiting on a regular basis should consult a medical professional.

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