Hi there recently i have been trying to gain some weight and have gained around 16lbs in roughly 2 months by upping my calorie intake of healthy foods (brown rice, tuna, chicken etc) and going to the gym 3 times a week. It was all going fine untill just over a week ago where i started getting extreme morning nausea. Im not always sick but if im not i feel constantly nautious right through till 1-2pm, sometimes even if i am the nautia comes back. Im sick if i have breakfast or dont. I have also tried not eating late in the evenings but this didnt seem to make a difference. I also find i have absolutely no appetite now and am never hungry. I have stopped all supplements (multivitamin, weight gainer etc) and am now eating alot less yet the nautia still continues and i am starting to lose the weight previously gained due to this sickness/loss of appetite. Any ideas or suggestions would be much appreciated, thanks.
Nausea has many possible causes. They might be grouped according to their origin. Most frequently nausea is associated with stomach problems. Acute gastritis (inflammation of the stomach), food poisoning, infections of the stomach and the presence of many irritants might cause nausea.
The nausea might also originate from the brain, especially from the part responsible for balance. The nausea might actually be related to vertigo. Problems with the inner ear which is important for balance might be a probable cause for nausea, too. Any tissue putting pressure on the brain or a mechanical trauma that damaged the brain tissue responsible for balance might be included as a possible reason.
Dehydration, physical and emotional stress might also be related to nausea. Nausea is a well known side effect of certain drugs.
As you can see, there are many possible causes for nausea. You might want to visit a specialist for the upper gastrointestinal tract to check for problems with the stomach. Visiting an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist might also be a good idea. In the end, a neurologist might be able to confirm or to rule out causes for nausea related to the brain.
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