How to Stop Vomiting After Drinking Alcohol

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vomiting after drinking alcoholVomiting, alongside coughing, is a natural mechanism exhibited by the body to expel the contents from your stomach. Medically known as emesis, the condition can be due to several causes. Among the many instances where vomiting is common is during food poisoning. On the other hand, vomiting can also be experienced as a result of alcohol poisoning after having too much to drink. This can pose great dangers to the body such as irritation in the lining of the esophagus and regurgitation.

Although having bouts of vomiting after overindulging in alcohol happens a lot, it can create great discomfort to the sufferer. Therefore, one must learn the ways on how to stop vomiting after drinking alcohol. Here is what you can do to provide relief.

Stop Vomiting After Drinking Alcohol

Primarily, the best way to stop and avoid the situation is prevention. Knowing exactly how much alcohol you can handle and stopping yourself from drinking excessively can prevent you from episodes of vomiting in the first place. Other prevention tips also include drinking water in between each drink to avoid dehydration and eliminate occurrence of the deadly hangover.

However, if you must drink and you feel that the alcohol is getting on you, you need to stop drinking already and get some fresh air thus allowing you to cool yourself off. You can also take a lot of rest and sleep it off to allow your body to recover. Another thing is that vomiting accompanied by nausea and diarrhea are some of the common symptoms manifested after alcohol drinking. It puts you at great risk for dehydration. Therefore, try sipping a little amount of water frequently using a straw to replace lost fluids and electrolytes. Avoid drinking on a glass as it can provoke vomiting episodes even more. Over the counter medicine may also be taken such as Emetrol to help relieve nausea and vomiting.

“Alcohol makes me vomit” – if this is always your dialogue, then why not try to avoid drinking liquor in the first place to avoid the unwanted effects of the alcohol poisoning and hangover. But yeah, as far as how to stop vomiting after drinking alcohol is concerned, this are some which you can do. Take care!

 

 

 

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Date: June 24, 2011 | Category: General Health
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