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i was desperate today after almost 3 weeks of constant nausea. i drove 45 minutes at 8 pm to the nearest walgreens and bought the sea bands. OMG. i feel SO MUCH better. it only took about an hour to feel (i'd say 90%) better.<br>
they cost about $12.00.<br>
i am going to take the advice of many reviewers and not wear them at night if i can stand it. i read that some find it works better during the day if you take a break at night.
 

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Oh no!! I wore them at night because I kept waking up sick and I noticed today they are not giving me as much relief. Guess I will slip them off right as I am dozing and hope I sleep through it.<br><br>
There is no rhyme or reason to my M/S, drives me crazy, because I never know when it will ease up, or when it will hit REALLY hard all of the sudden.
 

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Ive thought about buying them.<br><br>
For now I settled on a box of EarthMamaAngelBaby Morning Wellness tea, another pregnancy ginger tea, and a box of ginger cookies.<br><br>
I might have to try those sea bands if the ginger doesnt help enough.
 

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I'm on zofran right now and still dying. Sea bands are the one thing I've never tried. I might have dh pick some up tomorrow. Do you wear one on each wrist?
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I'm on zofran right now and still dying. Sea bands are the one thing I've never tried. I might have dh pick some up tomorrow. Do you wear one on each wrist?</div>
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Mama- I was on zofran for HG with dd, and i was always told that zofran doesn't do away with the nausea, it just blocks the hormone that causes vomiting- i.e., you're still nauseous (sp?) but can't throw up. Which is almost worse than throwing up, except at least this way you're not losing as much weight. It's probably different for everyone (like any drug), but that's been my experience.<br><br>
I think, like everything, sea bands work for some mamas and not for others. They never helped me :-(
 

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I bought some too and wear one on each wrist. I think they are helping as a feel a little bit better <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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funny face-<br>
when you buy the sea bands you get a pair, and you wear one on each wrist. they are an elasticized knit, kind of like a sweat guard a basketball player might wear. they have a round elastic bump that sits on the inside of your wrist, applying pressure.<br>
seems kinda goofy, but they are helping me out. and god help me get through the next 3.5 weeks!!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Mama- I was on zofran for HG with dd, and i was always told that zofran doesn't do away with the nausea, it just blocks the hormone that causes vomiting- i.e., you're still nauseous (sp?) but can't throw up. Which is almost worse than throwing up, except at least this way you're not losing as much weight. It's probably different for everyone (like any drug), but that's been my experience.<br><br>
I think, like everything, sea bands work for some mamas and not for others. They never helped me :-(</div>
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Thanks, I think that definitely sounds right. I'm happy to not be puking all day long- it's better than nothing. I'm nursing ds around the clock still and dehydration is a big concern.<br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<div style="font-style:italic;">funny face-<br>
when you buy the sea bands you get a pair, and you wear one on each wrist. they are an elasticized knit, kind of like a sweat guard a basketball player might wear. they have a round elastic bump that sits on the inside of your wrist, applying pressure.<br>
seems kinda goofy, but they are helping me out. and god help me get through the next 3.5 weeks!!</div>
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thanks! hoping they help even a little. the evenings have gotten so bad (when the med levels are low) and I'll try anything!
 

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I am doing sea bands and Zofran. The sea bands don't help much. The Zofran stops the constant vomiting, but not the nausea. I can eat solid food now, though! I can't take the full dosage or I get extremely constipated and distended. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> That is no fun, either. I can't win. I just can't wait until this is over!
 
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