Motion Sickness

Prolonged motion sickness with vomiting may lead to dehydration. An electrolyte replacement drink should be used to replace lost fluids, and if symptoms persist, consult your health care professional.

Motion Sickness

Symptoms

    Sweating, dizziness, drowsiness, vomiting and nausea while in a moving vehicle  Pale face  Symptoms may be preceded by yawning, hyperventilating, salivation, profuse cold sweating, drowsiness Symptoms usually subside either once your body adjusts to your mode of travel or shortly after the trip ends.

Causes

Motion sickness results from an inconsistency of the information reaching the brain from the sensory organs. Your inner ear detects motion more readily than your eyes respond to the visual cues of the scenery moving past. This confuses your central nervous system which reacts to this stress-producing phenomenon by activating the nausea centre in your brain.

Natural Therapies

Taken prior to travelling, Ginger helps to ease and prevent the symptoms of nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness, without causing drowsiness

Life Style Factors

  • Strategies that help to reduce the symptoms of motion sickness include: 
  • Get plenty of fresh air 
  • Keep your head as still as possible and focus on the horizon 
  • Don't read while in motion 
  • Eat light meals 
  • Don't drink or smoke

Remedies

Take Ginger travel sickness tablets before travelling to avoid feeling nauseous

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