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Nausea can occur in so many different situations that it is often hard to pinpoint the exact cause. It is thought that the timing of nausea can indicate the cause. For example, if Nausea appears after a meal it could indicate food poisoning, an ulcer or gastritis.
According to WebMD, nausea and vomiting are not classed as diseases. However, they are referred to as symptoms of conditions such as:
Cancer patients often experience Nausea during chemotherapy treatments. The level of nausea depends on the type of chemotherapy drugs they receive, for example, if you receive cancer treatments such as radiation or some other intense treatment. It also depends on whether you’ve experienced nausea or vomiting in the past.
Medical Cannabis is a form of treatment that dates back over thousands of years. In the 1970’s, positive evidence of cannabis’ cancer applications led researchers to investigate its effect on chemotherapy-induced nausea through synthetic THC pills.
Furthermore, evidence of CBD’s ability to reduce nausea has also caught the headlines due to numerous publications providing strong support for the for the combined action of cannabinoids found in medical cannabis.
Over the last few decades, cannabinoids have been proved to be an effective treatment in combating vomiting in animals in response to a toxic challenge, for example, chemotherapy in humans.
Other researchers at Temple University School of Medicine found that various cannabinoid receptors play a role in the regulation of food intake, gastric secretion and gastroprotection, nausea and vomiting, intestinal inflammation, and cell proliferation in the gut.