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The nausea hit full force yesterday <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">: So what have you all found works to allieviate nausea? Have you tried preggy pops? I am very careful to eat small, mild food often and I always seem to have a glass of water in my hand..... what else is there to do?
 

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Melanie, I tried them, and what I didn't like was that I felt okay while sucking them, but since they are pretty much just candy, you will feel ultra-crummy right away as your blood sugar plummets.<br><br>
I have found nettle tea to be the best treatment so far, and believe me, I have tried them all! I'm so sorry you're feeling bad -- I know how awful it is! Here is a link to another post I wrote about <a href="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=482280" target="_blank">nettle tea</a>. It is post #2.<br><br>
Take good care of yourself!
 

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I liked the citrus flavours only but as pp said the nausea returns almost as soon as you're done with the candy. Regardless, I found them quite helpful as well as things like grapefruit and iced water with lemon.
 

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I tried them and they left a horrible aftertaste since they have cornsyrup in them ..yuckkk I found fresh air helped as well as eating something RIGHT when I woke up.. I still get morning sickness but its better, I thought it would never get better!!
 

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The ONLY thing that has ever helped me -- and I mean the ONLY thing because I have tried absolutely EVERYTHING -- was jolly ranchers and lemon drops candies. Don't waste your money on preggy pops, other hard candies work just as well. It's true they don't work for long periods of relief, but literally as soon as I'd put one in my mouth it would stop the gagging, almost-about-to-throw up sensation. Aromatherapy also gave me a little relief. Lemon and sweet orange essential oils. I've had severe morning sickness. I'm still sick at 26 weeks. For most people it goes away much sooner and is never this bad. It seems like different things work for different women. Just experiment and see what works for you. Good luck!
 

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Someone send me Preggy Pops and they were so ultra sweet for me that I ended up getting a headache if I had more than a few licks! I'm not used to that much refined sugar in my veggie/whole foods diet!<br><br>
Nothing ever worked for long for me, but I did find some relief from using those "Sea Band" bracelets that hit the anti-nausea pressure points on the inside of your wrists.<br><br>
Ginger tea helped some. Fresh air was absolutely intoxicating.<br><br>
Mostly, I just complained a lot and tried to sleep it off. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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You'll probably have to go to Whole foods or a herb-y health food shop for Nettle tea.<br><br>
Preggie pops made me feel even sicker. They are strongly flavored and extremely sweet.
 

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I also did not experience much help from the Preggo Pops that a friend gave me. I did have some relief from the "Sea Bands" accupresure bands, and just making sure that I was eating very often. Good luck, I feel your pain.
 

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I got 'preggie drops' which I guess are the same as pops but without the stick, like a cough drop. I thought they worked pretty well. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> (I had to use one today, one of the kids went swinging right after lunch--I work summer school---and um, yeah, all over....ewww. I will not insert a certain smilie in this spot.) I used a yellow preggie drop, worked well, might've been the distraction but it worked.
 

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I agree that preggie pops are only good while you actually have them in your mouth.<br><br>
What works great for me are ginger snaps and ginger ale. Like magic.
 

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A couple times when I went grocery shopping and thought I was going to hurl, I chewed spearmint gum. That really helped mask all the smells and it increased my saliva flow, which really seemed to help.<br><br>
Hang in there, hopefully you'll be out of the woods in a few weeks!
 

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they helped me, i would just suck on one even for 10 min when i felt bad, longer if i felt really bad. I liked all the flavours except lavender and ginger
 

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Try some B6!<br><br>
Preggie pops never did work for me~ But sour patch kids sure did the trick with #1!!<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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Seabands work great but after I have them on for so long they start to hurt my arms when I take them off then have to put them back on. Burning a lavender candle and drinking watered down ginger ale is like heaven for me!
 

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Some of the things I tried:<br><br>
Keep saltine crackers by your bed and eat a few before even getting out of bed in the morning.<br><br>
Sea-bands.<br><br>
1 Pepcid AC, 1 vitamin B6, and 1/2 a unisom every 8 hours.<br><br>
Ice water slowly sipped.<br><br>
Ginger Tea.<br><br>
Peppermint candy<br><br><br><br>
I did try the Preggo Pops and found they were good only while I used them.....as soon as I was done, I felt sick again and had a sickenly sweet taste in my mouth that didn't help.
 

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I used the preggy pop drops, and they were OK, but what seemed to help my nausea (which was admittedly light) the best was peppermint gum. I like the "sweet peppermint" Stride gum.
 

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Preggie pops helped me while I was sucking on them but the second I stopped the nausea came back.
 

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Preggo Pops helped me-however any hard candy will do the trick.<br><br>
I also used sea bands and they helped.
 

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I like some organic lollypops over hte preggie pops. I just take a few licks til I feel better and then I am done iwth them. I don't need to be sucking on straight sugar <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 
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