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Does anyone else get mild nausea when you lay down at night?

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IlanaK Fri 14-Aug-09 20:41:16

I know this is a strange one, but it has been bothering me for a while. I get mild nausea, sort of in waves, when I lay down at night,. It is not every night, but it is most nights. Some nights worse than others. I have IBS, so I wondered if it was related to that. Then I wondered if it was an inner ear imbalance?

Anyone else experience this or I am just weird blush ?

Prosecco Fri 14-Aug-09 20:44:57

Me-a little

IlanaK Fri 14-Aug-09 20:54:41

Do you have IBS? Or an ear problem? Clutching at straws, but wondering what causes it.

ThePregnantPhantomPlopper Sat 15-Aug-09 22:21:12

Could it be anxiety?

I used to get it when I went through a panicking about house fires at night, when DH was away, stage.

BuffyTheFluffySlayer Sat 15-Aug-09 22:22:00

Do you feel your throat burning a little aswell?

bruffin Sat 15-Aug-09 22:25:54

I do when I am desperately tired. I know I need to go to sleep when it happens.

Mousey84 Sat 15-Aug-09 22:36:58

Same as bruffin - when Im really tired and finally get a chance to rest (even sitting down for a minute) I feel v ill and have been physically sick.

Does it happen if you lie down during the day (when more rested)?

MyCatIsABiggerBastardThanYours Sat 15-Aug-09 22:50:31

Yes, sometimes it happens to me, but I think it is the same as Mousey and bruffin, shear bloody, complete and utter tiredness.

sabire Sat 15-Aug-09 23:12:53

I get this - in my case it's related to an inner ear imbalance. It's worse when I lie on my back, and sometimes I get feelings of dizzyness as I'm falling off to sleep, which at times are bad enough to make me sick. It's very unpleasant.

IlanaK Sun 16-Aug-09 14:05:16 burning in the throat. Yes, very tired, but then aren't we all? I never lie down during the day so don't know if it would happen then. It happens when I sht my eyes, come to think of it.

babybarrister Sun 16-Aug-09 17:25:19

reflux/heart burn type of thing?

sabire Mon 17-Aug-09 07:51:04

Yup - I get this. When you shut your eyes the room starts to spin slightly or you get a vague lurching feeling which makes you feel sick.

I had a really bad attack last year, but that time it happened when I got up and moved, and stopped when I lay still. I was incapable of doing anything for two days - horrible.

andbond006 Sat 18-Apr-15 08:59:41

Yes, I have just started getting this. When I lay down at night to go to sleep, I feel sick. And it is a "head" sickness, not a "stomach" sick feeling, if you know what I mean. It interferes with me getting to sleep and is frustrating. sad My chiropractor (who is really into nutrition) said it could be a blood sugar thing. I normally have low blood sugar. But he said it could be related to that somehow.

cuntyMcCunterson Sat 18-Apr-15 21:00:11

I suffer from regular bouts of labarynthitis and regularly feel dizzy and sick especially if I close my eyes or lie on my back or right side. I don't feel too ill if I lie on my left.
I liken it to feeling drunk.
If I close my eyes I start to sway and feel like I'm going to fall over.

florentina1 Sat 18-Apr-15 21:24:46

I went to pharmacy with a similar problem . He recommended travel sickness pill half an hour before bed. Only been two days, but so far so good.

BexSmumof2 Sat 18-Apr-15 21:51:57

I've been suffering with this for 2 years now. Since having my son. At first we thought it was down to the pill. But I came off that and had the nexplanon put in which I've had before with no issues. But the sickness stayed. They thought it was GERD so proscribed omeprazole and domperidon (don't know if that's spelled right). It worked for a bit but didn't take it all away. Then my doctor left and the new one said maybe it's all in my head and it's a stress thing because I have a fear of vomiting also. It's very stressful a doctor suggested doing an endo but that never came about either. I'm just so fed up of feeling sick all of the time. sad.

andbond006 Mon 20-Apr-15 07:14:27

Hmm, florentina1... I will try the motion sickness pill idea! I do liken my sick feeling to motion sickness. I talked to a friend today and she suggested it may be an inner ear/equilibrium thing. She said maybe when you go from vertical all day to suddenly horizontal it throws something off. That seems to make sense. IF that's it, how would you fix it?!!

andbond006 Mon 20-Apr-15 07:16:29

Also, for anyone who suffers from random vertigo during the day or night, try this:

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