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Can Fam Physician. 2016 Feb;62(2):145.

Ginger for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.

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1
Knowledge Translation and Evidence Coordinator with the Alberta College of Family Physicians in Edmonton.
2
Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

Abstract

Clinical questionCan ginger treat nausea and vomiting of pregnancy?Bottom lineIn the first trimester ginger might improve nausea and vomiting by about 4 points on a 40-point scale or stop vomiting for 1 in 3 women at 6 days. The largest study suggests no increase in fetal malformations or stillbirths, but smaller studies suggest otherwise.

PMID:
26884528
PMCID:
PMC4755634
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