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Sabet B, Salkhordeh H, Hedayati Khalil M, Mahboobi M, Babajani S. A Review of the Ginger Products Use in Reducing Pregnancy Nausea and Vomiting. Paramedical Sciences and Military Health 2017; 11 (4) :50-56
URL: http://jps.ajaums.ac.ir/article-1-82-en.html
1- Department of Operational Room Technology, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Operational Room Technology, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , mahtabmahboobi87@gmail.com
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Introduction: Gastrointestinal problems are the most common complaint of pregnancy that often occur with nausea and vomiting. Nausea and vomiting are common problems in the first half of pregnancy. Symptoms usually begin after the first and second forgotten periods and continue until 14-16weeks. Sometimes, vomiting is severe enough to cause weight loss, dehydration, acidosis of starvation, alkalosis of acidhydrochloric disposal in Vomiting and hypokalemia. Moreover, transient impairment of liver function can be created in some women and even made the hospitalization of them in severe cases. These complications can have adverse effects on both mothers and fetus; therefore, the appropriate treatment of nausea and vomiting is important for women in pregnancy. One of the treatments is the use of herbs that does not have concerns of synthetic and chemical drug. Many researches indicate that ginger has good effects on nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. This article aimed to review the research about the effects of ginger products on nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.
Methods and Materials: This research is a review article that has been performed by searching keywords in various data bases such as Science direct, Google scholar, Pubmed and SID.
Results: The results suggest that ginger, its active ingredient, and other compounds of this plant have various pharmacological effects including anti-nausea and vomiting especially during pregnancy.
Discussion and Conclusion: Using various ginger forms such as biscuit and capsule reduce nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. Additionally, it can be used as a convenient method of reducing these symptoms. However, there is a need to study about determining suitable doses, maternal and fetal complications of using ginger in the period of pregnancy.

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Received: 2017/01/24 | Accepted: 2017/03/10 | Published: 2017/03/15

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