Everyone loves to travel but many of us face the problem of motion sickness. Read out to know how you can prevent motion/travel sickness.
You definitely heard about the term “Motion Sickness” which is faced by many of us. Sometimes, we have to cancel our trip plans because of this problem, which not only bothers us but also others who are travelling with us. Motion sickness means you’re experiencing dizziness, mild nausea, vomiting, and headache problems while you’re travelling in a car, bus, train, ship, or plane. This causes due to the motion sensors of our body sending information to the brain, which creates confusion in the brain. This means that sometimes the brain gets confused as to process the thing is stationary or in motion. This confusion makes the body reacts to sickness.
However, some medications can relieve these symptoms and here we give you a few tips to ease your motion sickness. So, next time before you go on any trip you shouldn’t be worried about your motion sickness.
Avoid Heavy Meal or Alcohol
Avoid having heavy meals or excessive alcohol
Avoid having heavy meals or excessive alcohol because food with strong odours, spicy, or oily slows down digestion and it further causes nausea and vomiting or makes our condition worse. And having excessive alcohol before travel makes you feel dizzy and nauseous or causes vomiting and gets you dehydrated. So, we advised you to have a light meal and keep drinking water before travelling so, you don’t get dehydrated.
Drink Chamomile Tea
Drink chamomile tea, which helps in relaxing the digestive muscles
If you’re taking caffeinated beverages like certain sodas or coffee, then avoid having these things before or during travelling it may contribute to dehydration that can worsen your nausea. Instead of this, drink chamomile tea, which helps in relaxing the digestive muscles and reducing gastric acid content in the body. Helps to cure motion sickness symptoms like nausea, vomiting, gas etc.
Avoid Using Electronic Gadgets
Motion Sickness happens because of a sensory disconnect between the eyes and the inner ear
People experience trouble focusing on the screen or reading books while travelling because of motion sickness. This happens because of a sensory disconnect between the eyes and the inner ear. So, if you’re trying to focus on something up close may get your sickness worse. So, take a break from these things especially electronic items and try to take nap.
Find Some Distractions
Try to distract yourself from how you feel or just take some fresh air
Sometimes, it’s difficult to sleep in the car or while travelling then you can try this tip. You can talk to someone other who is travelling with you or on phone or you can listen to music or sing a song to distract yourself from how you feel or just take some fresh air if you’re travelling in a car or train, and look at the view but try to focus on stationary objects.
Before taking any kind of medication first consult your doctor
If nothing works for you and you experience severe motion sickness. In that case, take over-the-counter medications. There are some medications that come on the market. There is some medicine that you should take 30 to 60 minutes or a night before travelling. But, before taking any kind of medication first consult your doctor.