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Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Nausea: Due to being on a boat, in a car, or in an airplane.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Motion sickness: One theory is that it functions as defense mechanism against neurotoxins. The area postrema in the brain is responsible for inducing vomiting when poi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
46 years experience Pediatrics
You were built that : way. The condition is probably hereditary. See http://omim.org My wife and daughter are affecte. Neither can read in a car and I must drive very smoot ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Motion sickness: acupuncture and acupressure are two good options.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Scopolamine patches are fairly effective, but work best if applied the night before travel. All drugs in this class share side effects of dry mouth, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Nausea: Due to being on a boat, in a car, or in an airplane.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Jerky frame movements, rapidly flashing lights, fast action (like car chases), and movements like roller coaster or falling sequences can cause motion ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Motion Sickness: Stopping motion sickness depends on finding the cause of the disorder. For example simple motion sickness can occur on a boat or automobile ride, but ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
13 years experience Pediatrics
Motion sickness: Cause is still debated but it is basically a conflict between sensory systems. For example, car sickness is caused by your eyes (which are looking at ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Motion sickness: Some techniques include looking straight in the direction of the travel when in a car & if night-time close your eyes or nap, chew gum, fresh cool air ... Read More
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