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Do You Get Motion Sickness When Traveling? Here are The Causes and Remedies.

Motion sickness occurs when the brain can't make sense of the information being sent from the eyes, ears and body. The sickness can strike really fast and break out in a cold sweat that is accelerated by nausea. It occurs in cars, buses, trains, planes, or boats. Motion sickness is not a life-threatening however, it can make traveling unpleasant. The sickness is triggered by sitting in crowded vehicles, reading while traveling, lack of enough air or it could be inheritance issues.

The most common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, pale skin, headache, a cold sweat, dizziness, and irritability. Motion sickness usually disappear when the motion stops however if your symptoms last longer than a few days, see your doctor.

These are remedies that can help relieve the symptoms:

1. Take motion sickness medicine one to two hours before traveling.

2. Lie down when you feel sick.

3. Choose the right seat. In a car choose the front passenger seat, midpoint seat on a boat, sit over the wing on a plane and face forward on a train. 

4. Get alot of air by rolling down the window in a car or using air conditioner.

5. Avoid alcohol and drink a lot of water.

6. Seek medical advice about pressure bands worn on the wrist

7. Don’t read while riding in a car, plane, or boat instead look out the window at the horizon.

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