Treating Nausea and Vomiting Without Drugs
Key Points for This Section
Treatment without drugs is sometimes used to control nausea and vomiting.
- Nutrition changes (see the Nausea section in the PDQ summary on Nutrition in Cancer Care for more information).
- Acupuncture and acupressure (see the PDQ summary on Acupuncture for more information).
- Behavior therapy.
- Relaxation methods: Guided imagery and hypnosis are relaxation techniques that have been studied and shown to be helpful in anticipatory nausea and vomiting.