Amy Schumer has revealed that she had to be hospitalised due to severe nausea during the second trimester of her pregnancy, a condition that has also affected the Duchess of Cambridge in the past. The duchess suffered from extreme morning sickness during all three of her pregnancies when carrying Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. The medical term for the condition that the comedian and duchess have both experienced is hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and while it’s very rare, in some cases it can be dangerous to both mother and child. What is it? HG is different to regular morning sickness because it doesn’t fade away with time and can leave some women bed-bound. Sufferers can get weaker over time as they struggle to digest food and hold down fluids. According to the NHS, some women report being sick up to 50 times a day. How common is it? HG affects just one per cent of expecting mothers. How long does it last? In some women, the condition lasts until the … [Read more...] about What’s the severe morning sickness condition that Amy Schumer and Kate Middleton have suffered from?
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If you’ve finished off an exhausting week at work by imbibing your way through a small brewery with your colleagues on Friday night, it probably won’t come as a major surprise if you’re feeling slightly queasy come Saturday morning.But what if you wake up with a delicate stomach – and you can’t blame it on the booze because you haven’t touched a drop? Feeling sick or nauseous is very common and experts say there are lots of causes, although it isn’t always easy to get to the root of the issue.“Nausea is a common symptom that can be triggered by a number of physical or emotional events,” says Dr Sarah Brewer, medical director at Healthspan (healthspan.com). “It is a non-specific symptom that can be difficult to pin down – some causes are common, while others are more rare – but any other accompanying symptoms, such as headache, dizziness, tinnitus, abdominal pain or diarrhoea, can help to determine the … [Read more...] about Why do I feel sick? Doctors explain some of the most common causes of nausea
PREGNANT Pippa Middleton has revealed she has escaped morning sickness in her first trimester - unlike her sister Kate. The Duchess of Cambridge suffered debilitating sickness during all of her pregnancies but Pippa said she was "lucky" not to. The 34-year-old, who is expecting her first child with her new husband James Matthews, shared details of her pregnancy in a column. The young mum-to-be revealed she had worried about what exercise she could continue to do while pregnant. And added she had given up her runs, but was working on her abs to make sure she can fit into her "old favourite jeans" after the baby is born. She wrote in her Waitrose Weekend piece: "I was lucky to pass the 12-week scan without suffering from morning sickness. Kate's morning sickness saw her rushed to Aberdeen hospital while visiting the Queen in Balmoral two weeks ago "This being my first pregnancy, I had so many questions I felt were still unanswered. "I wanted to know things like — would I strain if … [Read more...] about Pregnant Pippa Middleton escapes morning sickness in first trimester – unlike unlucky sister Kate
Kate Middleton may have assisted awareness of the condition, but it's believed one in 100 women will experience hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) in the early stages of their pregnancy. Excessive nausea and vomiting is completely debilitating, and makes having a normal routine practically impossible. More severe than morning sickness - which in itself is unpleasant enough - it can result in hospitalisation. Meaning when someone reveals they're suffering from HG , it's important to take that seriously. But when one mum spotted some photos of a colleague who has been signed off work with HG on Facebook, she began to have her doubts... "One of my team at work is 14 weeks pregnant. "She's been off sick for 5 weeks with severe hyperemesis and still has a week left on her sick note (she's being signed off for 2 weeks at a time)," she explained on Mumsnet . Facebook friends with a friend of mine. Not only that, but the mum adds: "She has obviously blocked me as she is tagged in the pictures … [Read more...] about Mum accuses colleague of faking severe morning sickness after Facebook discovery
MANY women experience morning sickness during pregnancy, but one in 100 expectant mothers have hyperemesis gravidarum, which is excessive nausea and vomiting. But what are the symptoms of the condition that Kate Middleton suffers from? Here's the lowdown... What is hyperemesis gravidarum? Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is much worse than the normal morning sickness experienced during pregnancy. Unlike regular pregnancy sickness, HG may not get better by 14 weeks and for many needs hospital treatment. Sufferers may be sick numerous times each day and be unable to keep food or drink down, which can massively impact their everyday life. MOST READ IN FABULOUSCONDI-MENTAL Heinz’s new Mayochup blends your two fave sauces and it’s divided the internet PULLING YOUR LEG Red-faced gym-goers share epic legging fails - and some are VERY rude car seat horror Baby girl stopped breathing after car seat left her deprived of oxygen SCHOOL FAIL These funny exam answers may be wrong but in their … [Read more...] about What is the severe morning sickness suffered by Kate Middleton, Hyperemesis Gravidarum? All you need to know