Levels of Medication for Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Individual response to Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) medication varies due to many factors including genetics and hydration. If a patient is vomiting constantly, oral dosing of medications will likely be ineffective and alternates such as sublingual, transdermal (patch/cream), subcutaneous (subQ), intravenous (IV), or other routes should be considered along with hydration.

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Show the Impact

Help the HER Foundation show HG’s impact in May. Share your photos of HG treatments and challenges, so we can educate about what hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is really like!

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Why HG Patients Need More Thiamin than Their Healthy Counterparts

We frequently receive questions about why HG patients need more thiamin than their healthy counterparts. A pregnant Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) patient cannot eat a nutrient rich diet and may not be able to eat at all. A healthy pregnant patient can eat a nutrient rich diet that includes a variety of foods.

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Coping with Hyperemesis Gravidarum During Family Events and Holidays

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) presents different challenges in everyday life, but during holidays, it can be especially difficult to cope with your symptoms. Planning ahead according to your specific needs and self-advocating will help you to cope with sickness during holidays and family events.

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Nausea Strategies

While some medications target vomiting (ondansetron/Zofran), there are no medications that specifically target nausea. Some medications used to treat Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) may help reduce nausea but rarely will medications eliminate all nausea. Since there are numerous causes of nausea, treating as many as possible is most effective. This list of strategies may help reduce nausea depending on what is triggering symptoms. None works for everyone, but each may help a little.

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Why we do what we do!

The HER Foundation’s staff, clinicians and referral coordinator volunteer many hours each year to respond to thousands of emails, messages, and calls for help with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). This is core to our mission, and we want to share why we want to expand this service. Enjoy these heartwarming messages and stories.

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HER Psychosocial Research

The HER Foundation’s breakthrough psychosocial study shows that Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is not self limiting and has societal implications.

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Dr. Marlena Fejzo

2021 HG Research: A Summary

2021 has been a busy year for HER research, and we’re finding answers to your questions about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). We’ve had papers published and given presentations. We also have papers under review in scientific journals, abstracts being reviewed for presentation at ACOG, new studies being kicked-off, and we are continuing ongoing research projects.

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Best of 2021

We put together this list of highlights from 2021! These are some of the people, the work, and the campaigns that made this HER’s best year yet! We are making Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) progress!

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Giving Tuesday is November 30th!

21 Years of Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) Impact was made possible by the support of our amazing community. And there is such hope for change. Don’t you feel it! Here at HER, we are ready for a BIG day in the nonprofit world: Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Giving Tuesday (GT) is the largest giving day of the year, and we want to make this year’s GT our best yet!

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