Travel sickness

Motion or travel sickness is very common and can make you feel extremely sick or vomit. It is caused by repeated unusual, uncomfortable movements, usually when travelling by car, boat, plane or train. For an effective treatment, medicines should be taken before the journey is started.

Motion sickness can caste a spell over a family holiday, but there are ways to cope up with that.

Most of us have suffured with travel sickness. People of all age have went through it and they are like “I feel sick”. Travel sickness can occur if you travel in cars, aeroplanes or any other vehicle.

Motion sickness or travel is believed to affect 20 million Britons, with symptoms including dizziness, tinnitus, headache, nausea and vomiting.

One could get rid of this travel sickness by distrcting themselves or by indulging in doing some other activities. We can even try to take children’s minds off it by getting them to play games, listen to music, having food to eat and look out of the window. Chewing a gum could also helps as it reduces the chances of tinnitus and ginger helps reducing nausea. Or one could even distract his or her mind by reading. Motion sickness is common, usually in females and children.

Now there are some ways through which we can prevent travel sickness:

Keep motion to a minimum.

Sit by the windows.

Inhale fresh air if possible.

Try distracting yourself.

Try to sleep.

Do not look at the moving cars.

Avoid heavy meals during meals.

Some medicines used for motion sickness may cause drowsiness as an adverse effect. Just in case the practical approch fails then one should visit a doctor.


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