What’s the big deal about vomiting?

I sometimes sense that we underestimate our best friends level of discomfort and distress when they are caught in a cycle of uncontrollable regurgitation or dry retching. Click the link to see a video that details the complex spasmodic reflex action that we too often take lightly:

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid3706033967001?bckey=AQ~~,AAABgEmiWNE~,lc5qUnWkht-0ExFKenYPfqYS1v-CuEtK&bclid=0&bctid=3763496033001

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