Find Your Voice and Raise It May 15, 2020, will mark the 3rd annual International Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness Day. Events are being planned around the world to increase awareness and support, because while we know that this is not just morning sickness, the rest of the population needs to know too. This year’s theme is […]
I encourage hyperemesis gravidarum patients to discuss the possible use of granisetron with their doctors and reach out to the manufacturer to find out where and how to get it, if their insurance does not cover it, or if their local pharmacy does not carry it.
The Oldest, the Newest, and the Only FDA Approved Drug for Severe Nausea and Vomiting during Pregnancy In 1956, the FDA approved a medication called Bendectin for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. The same drug was known as Diclectin in Canada, Debendox in the UK and Australia and Lenotan in many other countries. It consisted […]
It never occurred to me to use CBD for HG until this week when Amy Schumer posted that it was the only thing that helped calm her suffering. https://www.bravotv.com/the-feast/amy- schumer-pregnancy-nausea-hyperemesis-cbd-the-lord-jones. The cannabidiol (CBD) insanity exploded because the US government amended the Farm Act in 2018 and changed hemp from illegal to a commodity. It […]
Today is May 15, 2019, International Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) Awareness Day. That’s why. Gone are the days of suffering in silence. #hyperemesisgravidarum on social media brings up tens of thousands of photos of women looking and feeling like death is upon them. I applaud and admire these young women for putting a face to HG. […]