Example sentences for: alleviate

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  • There are a number of effective options available for the alleviation of NVP, varying from non-pharmacological strategies such as diet and lifestyle changes to pharmacological treatments such as Diclectin ®(doxylamine/pyridoxine) [ 5 ] , antihistamine H1 blockers [ 6 ] , phenothiazines [ 7 ] , as well as pyroxidine (vitamin B6) alone [ 3 8 ] . The thalidomide tragedy of the 1960's as well as the Bendectin ®unfounded scare of the mid 1980's [ 9 10 ] has caused women with NVP to look on drug-based strategies with great caution due to concerns over the perceived teratogenicity of these drugs [ 4 11 ] , even when data exist documenting safety [ 5 9 10 ] . Accordingly, non-pharmacological strategies to alleviate NVP may be popular choices amongst pregnant women.

  • There are a handful of studies suggesting effective relief of NVP by CAM therapies such as ginger [ 3 16 ] , manual acupuncture [ 17 18 ] , acupressure [ 3 ] and vitamin B6 [ 3 8 ] . Nevertheless, there is little research on the efficacy and safety of the full range of CAM modalities used by women to alleviate NVP.

  • Respondents who reported using CAM to alleviate their NVP were asked which CAM therapies they had used.

  • Changes in ventilator settings were limited to temporary increases in inspired oxygen concentrations to alleviate hypoxemia (pulse oximetry saturation less than 90%).

  • In addition to dietary and lifestyle changes, the use of (CAM) to alleviate NVP may be an attractive option for many women.


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