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Definition Traveler's diarrhea is loose, watery stools. People can get traveler's diarrhea when they visit places where the water is not clean or the food is not handled safely. This can include third-world or developing countries in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. This article discusses what you should eat or drink if you have traveler's diarrhea. See also: Diarrhea Alternative Names Diet - traveler's diarrhea; Diarrhea - traveler's - diet Function Bacteria and other substances in the water and food can cause traveler's diarrhea. People living in these areas often don't get sick because their bodies are used to the bacteria. You can lower your risk for getting traveler's diarrhea by avoiding water, ice, and food that may be contaminated. The goal of the traveler's diarrhea diet is to make your symptoms better and prevent you from getting dehydrated .
Morning sickness refers to feeling nauseas or vomiting during pregnancy. Although commonly referred to as “morning” sickness, it actually occurs at any time, but seems most prevalent in the morning hours. Not all women experience nausea or vomiting but most do feel nauseas at some time during the first few months of pregnancy. About one third of all pregnant women have vomiting. Morning sickness can begin anywhere from the second to fourth week of pregnancy and is normally gone by between the 12 th and 14 th week of pregnancy. For a few women, morning sickness continues throughout the pregnancy. Although the exact causes of morning sickness are not known, the rapid increase in hormones is considered the most probable reason. Low blood sugar levels, especially in the early part of pregnancy, may contribute to morning sickness. Morning sickness does not harm either the mother or the fetus. However, if vomiting interferes with your ability to keep d...
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