Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.

  title={Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.},
  author={Crystal N Broussard and J E Richter},
  journal={Gastroenterology clinics of North America},
  volume={27 1},
NVP is a spectrum of disorders ranging from the physiologically typical mild to moderate nausea and vomiting that is usually self-limited, to the pathologic, intractable symptoms of hyperemesis gravidarum that are associated with metabolic and electrolyte disturbances and weight loss. Up to 90% of pregnant women experience NVP. The pathogenesis remains poorly understood with multifactorial theories proposed combining both biologic and psychological factors. Diagnosing this syndrome is… CONTINUE READING

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