Morning sickness can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'needs attention' to 'very serious'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnose your symptoms now!
- check your overall health status
- learn what you should be doing right now
- identify any nutritional deficiencies
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose morning sickness, we could:
- Research the topic
- Find a doctor with the time
- Use a diagnostic computer system.
The process is the same, whichever method is used.
We then identify all possible symptoms and risk factors of each possible cause, and check the ones that apply:
regular runny nose
unexplained missed periods
occasional runny nose
recent onset nausea
having a CFS diagnosis
high coffee consumption
darker/redder skin color
high alcohol consumption
minor joint pain/swelling/stiffness
... and more than 80 others
A differential diagnosis of your symptoms and risk factors finds the likely cause of morning sickness:
* This is a simple example to illustrate the process