nausea

It’s important to replace those electrolytes

Many patients on chemotherapy experience nausea and vomiting, some more severely than others.  Vomiting and diarrhoea can also be caused by highly contagious viral infections. To function correctly, your body needs both water and electrolytes (such as sodium, potassium and chloride). Water helps to maintain body temperature, digest food and lubricate tissues and joints. Electrolytes, help …

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Grazing

Grazing is eating small portions of food in place of a full-sized meal or to snack during the course of the day in place of regular meals. If you are nauseous try spreading your small meals & snacks out over the day so that you attempt to eat something every few hours. You can be put …

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Hydrate nausea

Many patients on chemotherapy experience nausea and vomiting, some more severely than others.  Vomiting can also be caused by highly contagious viral infections. Avoid greasy or strong-flavored foods if they make you feel ill. If cooking smells bother you, have someone else cook and stay away from the kitchen. We’ve included Hydralyte in our Kit. Hydralyte is …

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Replace electrolytes

Many patients on chemotherapy experience nausea and vomiting, some more severely than others.  Vomiting and diarrhoea can also be caused by highly contagious viral infections. We’ve included Hydralyte in our Kit. Hydralyte is scientifically formulated to contain the correct balance of glucose and electrolytes for rapid rehydration. The formulation is based on the World Health Organisation …

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Eating

Nothing worse than looking at a large plate of food when you don’t feel like eating. Treatment may  cause loss of appetite, feeling sick, constipation or changes in taste. Try small portion snack size meals if you need to. Often we have too bigger meals anyway. If friends and family prepare meals for you in advance, …

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