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Top nausea busting tips from chemo patients

Published: 11 Sep 2018

Feeling nauseous and vomiting is miserable, but unfortunately it is one of the most common side effects of chemotherapy.  It may seem like one of the relatively harmless side effects, but it can lead to a loss of appetite which in turn can result in under-nutrition and dehydration.  When your body is under attack it needs all the strength it can get – so lack of food and liquids can be extremely serious when undergoing chemo.

This is a subject often discussed within the Facebook Chemotherapy Support Group. This blog shares some tips and advice from people who know first-hand how you’re feeling - coupled with the recommendations from the medical experts.

How to combat nausea

If you’ve been sick here’s what to do:

Although incredibly unpleasant, the feeling of nausea will pass.  If you are struggling with nausea join the Facebook Chemotherapy Support Group, with thousands of members ready to offer their advice and support.