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Old 03-05-2014, 06:49 PM   #1
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Nausea Ideas?

So I sometimes get nauseated with the pills I take (metformin) if I don't eat big meals, with starting the low carb, my meals aren't going to be huge, so I am expecting nausea after eating. My normal 'go to' is Popcorn and Fresca, that seems to settle my stomach. Is there anything that works for anyone else that is low carb? I want to be prepared so I don't end up messing up my diet.
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Old 03-06-2014, 01:39 AM   #2
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The Extended Release seem to work 'better' and may not have those side effects. You definitely have to have something on your stomach. Take after your meal.
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Old 03-06-2014, 01:43 AM   #3
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Try ginger. It helps with nausea. I make hot and cold ginger tea from fresh ginger root, or from tea bags.

Also, chicken broth with lots of ginger, or with cayenne pepper. Just sip a mug of it. I make my own, but store bought is fine too.
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Old 03-06-2014, 08:31 AM   #4
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Isn't Fresca a diet soda? If it helps, I'd stick with it.
I keep peppermint tea and ginger tea on hand for mild nausea and it works really well.
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Old 03-06-2014, 08:33 AM   #5
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I have chicken broth..
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Old 03-06-2014, 09:03 AM   #6
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I make my diabetic hubby homemade LC powerade for him to sip with his meds ..It's easy and seems to help a lot
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