Get Rid of Motion Sickness Naturally

Motion sickness, also known as car sickness, seasickness, or air sickness, is caused by a conflict between the inner ear feeling the motion and the other senses sending different information. This is why you can suffer motion sickness from video games, flight simulators and even looking through a microscope. The best way to avoid motion sickness is to prevent it as once you’re suffering from it it’s hard to stop.

 

How do I know if I have motion sickness?

  • Generally feeling ill
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Cold sweat
  • Pale appearance

 

How do I prevent motion sickness?

  • Sit near the wings when you fly
  • Book a cabin near the middle of the ship and the waterline when you sail.
  • Move your head as little as possible
  • Try to get fresh air whenever possible
  • Avoid reading or watching TV when driving
  • Don’t drink before traveling
  • Avoid heavy meals before traveling
  • Avoid strong odors and spicy foods

 

How can I treat motion sickness?

  • Have some crackers that are easy to digest. An empty stomach is likely to make you vomit.
  • Try ginger. Ginger has been proven to help with motion sickness.
  • Eat a low-fat meal before going out.
  • Try peppermint! Mint helps to eliminate queasiness.
  • Sip some tea, warm drinks are easier on the tummy and go for decaf. In fact, try a mint tea for double the anti-nausea power.
  • A glass of apple juice helps to boost blood sugar and help keep you feeling better.
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