When appearing shortly after a meal, nausea or vomiting may be caused by food poisoning, gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining), an ulcer, or bulimia. Nausea or vomiting one to eight hours after a meal may also indicate food poisoning.
Morning nausea can also be caused by your diet. For example, eating a big meal right before bed might cause acid reflux. It could also be a sign your blood sugar is low. So Jodorkovsky recommends eating something, even if you don’t feel like it.
Consuming contaminated food can cause food poisoning. Bacteria (or in some cases, viruses) are usually the cause of contamination. Either can induce feelings of nausea within hours of eating . Viral infections of the digestive tract, such as “stomach flu,” can also cause nausea after eating .
Eat dry foods , such as crackers, toast, dry cereals, or bread sticks, when you wake up and every few hours during the day. They provide nutrients and help settle your stomach. Eat cool foods instead of hot, spicy foods . Consider non-fat yogurt, fruit juice, sherbet, and sports drinks.
When trying to control nausea : Drink clear or ice-cold drinks. Eat light, bland foods (such as saltine crackers or plain bread). Avoid fried, greasy, or sweet foods. Eat slowly and eat smaller, more frequent meals . Do not mix hot and cold foods. Drink beverages slowly. Avoid activity after eating .
In some cases, an allergic reaction to a certain type of food or an irritation causes an upset stomach . This can happen from consuming too much alcohol or caffeine. Eating too many fatty foods — or too much food — may also cause an upset stomach .
The bottom line. Nausea at night is usually a symptom of an underlying condition. Some of the most common causes include acid reflux, anxiety, medication side effects, peptic ulcers, or pregnancy. Nausea at night is usually treatable, either with self-care remedies or by a doctor.
Constipation can cause nausea, as a buildup of stool in your intestines can allow food to linger in your stomach and lead to feelings of nausea or bloating. A buildup of stool can also result in an imbalance in your gut bacteria, which may cause nausea.
Nausea is not a disease itself, but can be a symptom of many disorders related to the digestive system, including: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Peptic ulcer disease. Problems with nerves or muscles in the stomach that cause slow stomach emptying or digestion (gastroparesis)
Eating a lot of sugar in a short amount of time may cause rapid changes to your blood glucose levels. That can lead to symptoms that some people describe as a “ sugar hangover,” including: headache. nausea or upset stomach.
Apples, watermelon, and grapes are all high in a type of sugar called fructose. Many people have a fructose intolerance or sensitivity, meaning their body has a hard time digesting this sugar. The result? “One of the biggest symptoms is diarrhea, but you can also have gas and abdominal pain,” Gans says.
Bananas are a good source of energy and vitamins when you’re nauseous and can help replace potassium lost due to vomiting or diarrhea.
Use a clear liquid diet to reduce the feeling of nausea . Liquids such as apple juice, cranberry juice, lemonade, fruitades, broth, Gatorade®, ginger ale, 7-Up®, popsicles, gelatin, tea, or cola are usually well tolerated.
You may feel both queasy and hungry at the same time . You might also vomit a lot or a little, or you may never vomit at all. These variations are likely due to a number of factors, including hormone levels, sensitivity, stress and fatigue.