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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Motion Sickness (Overview)

Motion-sickness is a symptom where one feels sick to his stomach because there is a discrepancy in his visual stimuli and the stimuli perceived by his inner ear's balance organ.


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What happens once you have motion sickness?

What happens once you have motion sickness?

You will feel ill: Motion sickness occurs when your equilibrium system is overwhelmed. If you are traveling by plane, sit over the wings, if traveling by car or bus, sit in the front and look ahead and as far at the horizon as possible. Symptoms, which include nausea, vomiting, dizziness and headache, will subside once you are out of a moving vehicle. ...Read more

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
221 doctors shared insights

Motion Sickness (Overview)

Motion-sickness is a symptom where one feels sick to his stomach because there is a discrepancy in his visual stimuli and the stimuli perceived by his inner ear's balance organ.


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I have early symptoms of glaucoma perhaps brought on by long use of antihistamines I am flying next month what can I do about motion sickness ?

I have early symptoms of glaucoma perhaps brought on by long use of antihistamines I am flying next month what can I do about motion sickness ?

Glaucoma: Most medication that have precautions regarding glaucoma have to do with narrow angle glaucoma. Talk to your ophthalmologist to see what type of glaucoma you have, the doctor can also give you suggestions regarding the motion sickness. ...Read more

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Managing Morning Sickness (Checklist)

Avoid an empty stomach
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Nibble on dry crackers
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Sip ginger ale or other carbonated beverages
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Keep crackers and ginger ale next to your bed
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Preventing Altitude Sickness (Checklist)

Drink water regularly
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Rest at new altitude to acclimate your body
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Talk to your doctor about meds to prevent altitude sickness
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Why does reading in the car cause motion sickness?

Why does reading in the car cause motion sickness?

Motion: Yoir brain is compensating for ye movement of the car as you strain to read so it is like being tossed on a vessel at sea. ...Read more

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What does motion sickness mean?

Nausea: Due to being on a boat, in a car, or in an airplane. ...Read more