Guide to Alternative Medicine and the Digestive System

Anil Minocha, MD FACP FACG

Chapter 39: Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (continued)

KEY POINTS Dietary modification and avoidance of triggers plays an important role in prevention. Expert reviews on the role of acupressure/acupuncture have come to conflicting conclusions.1,2 Studies on the role of hypnotherapy have shown encouraging positive results.3 Most data indicate ginger is effective and superior to vitamin B6.4,5 The data on the efficacy of complimentary therapies should be taken in the context that there is a…