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What to do if I get motion sickness that causes diarrhea. Any suggestions on what to take for this?

What to do if I get motion sickness that causes diarrhea. Any suggestions on what to take for this?

Ginger: You should be able to reduce your GI upset with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Why do I have motion sickness?

Why do I have motion sickness?

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 smoothly. Boats were hell. Conventional medicine is irrational. Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) or other strong antihistamines must be taken BEFORE nausea or it is ineffective, but causing drowsiness and a warning not to drive. Scopolamine patches work, BUT (see comment) ...Read more

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What causes severe motion sickness?

What causes severe motion sickness?

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 interior of car and environment is not moving) whereas the fluid in your ear (maintains balance) feels motion of the car. ...Read more

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What works to cure motion sickness?

What works to cure motion sickness?

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, wearing a special eyewear called viban, & medications such as dramamine (dimenhydrinate) & meclizine, scopolamine transdermal patch, promethazine, ginger as crystals or tea. ...Read more

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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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Scrolling on my phone makes me feel motion sickness??

Scrolling on my phone makes me feel motion sickness??

Motion sickness: The cause of motion sickness is the 'disconnect' between what the visual system tells you and what you're middle ear (positional system) registers. If it 'doesn't make sense' you may feel motion sickness. It might help if you held your phone farther away from your face, so you can get better visual info that you're really NOT moving, when your eyes seem so focused on that moving screen. ...Read more

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How to treat motion sickness?

Motion sickness: There are over the counter medicines that are available, speak to you local pharmacist, if not resolved might be reasonable to see an ENT doctor that specializes in vertigo. ...Read more

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How to prevent motion sickness?

OTC available: There are over the counter remedies available - including dramamine (dimenhydrinate) and meclizine. Talk with your pharmacist about options. ...Read more

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Can motion sickness be prevented?

Absolutely: Avoid reading in the car and playing cards. Activities that involve focusing on a stationary object will create confusion for the brain, which can "sense" movement but not "see" it. The "conflict" between what is "sensed" and what is actually being "seen" is what causes the motion sickness. Sitting in the front passenger's seat can also prevent motion sickness. ...Read more

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How to get rid of motion sickness?

How to get rid of motion sickness?

Motion sickness: Both ginger and acupuncture are excellent for prevention/ treatment of motion sickness. ...Read more

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Any tips on getting rid of motion sickness?

Many things: There are many things one can do for motion sickness. To prevent motion sickness it is best if one is looking forward, such as sitting in the front seat or driving in a car. For treament there are several otc meds such dramamine or bonine. Prescription meds include transderm scop (scopolamine) or even vlium in severe cases. ...Read more

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Why do motion sickness pills make me sleepy?

Why do motion sickness pills make me sleepy?

Motion sickness: That is a side effect of the oral medication. Try
transderm scōp (transdermal scopolamine) patch. ...Read more

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Does Zofran (ondansetron) work for motion sickness?

Zofran (ondansetron): No, zofran (ondansetron) does not work for motion sickness well. It is used for treating vomitings. Discuss with your doctor for better option to prevent motion sickness. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are there pressure points to prevent motion sickness?

Are there pressure points to prevent motion sickness?

Wrist: Stems from chinese acupuncture which these points or meridians are believed to be organ associated. And it works! ...Read more

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Would motion sickness medication help with dizziness?

Would motion sickness medication help with dizziness?

Yes: You could try otc dramamine (dimenhydrinate) to see if it helps with dizziness. For that matter, any antihistamine (claritin, zyrtec, allegra) may ease dizziness symptoms. If they don't, then you may need to be evaluated for why you are dizzy: irregular heart rhythm, low lung oxygen levels, anemia, thyroid imbalance, anxiety / hyperventilation, etc. Start with the easy stuff, and go from there if you're not better. ...Read more

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Can you use sea bands for motion sickness during travel?

Can you use sea bands for motion sickness during travel?

Yes: A couple of my friends who are physicians have used them and found them helpful. You can try sea-bands, acupressure, and ginger or peppermint tea. ...Read more

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How effective is scopolamine for treating motion sickness?

How effective is scopolamine for treating motion sickness?

Scopolamine: Scopolamine is very effective in treating motion sickness in some people. ...Read more

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Can I take a motion sickness pill and later still go skiing?

Possibly: Most motion sickness medications can cause sedation. You should not try to ski or do other high-gain activities until you know how it will affect you. Most people will do fine on it, but you should try it out before you do that. ...Read more

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Motion sickness pills (dimenhydrinate)--safe for ship travel?

Motion sickness pills (dimenhydrinate)--safe for ship travel?

Yes: Dimenhydrinate is a histamine antagonist designed to counter some of the ill effects of motion in cars and boats to which some persons are prone. One of its major side effects is drowsiness. Before taking dimenhydrinate you should check with your doctor that it does not interact with any other medications you are already on. ...Read more

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What couldi do about reading glasses giving me motion sickness?

What couldi do about reading glasses giving me motion sickness?

Do not wear them: It may not be the right correction for you. Go back to your optician or your eye doctor to resolve the issue. ...Read more

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Is ginger ale good for motion sickness related vertigo/dizziness?

Is ginger ale good for motion sickness related vertigo/dizziness?

Motion Sickness: Ginger ale may calm you a bit but it has sugar and other additives in it. If you are looking for a soothing beverage consider sparkling water or water w/a twist of lime or lemon. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is a natural cure for motion sickness (such as car sickness)?

Motion sickness.: Try Ginger. Also focus your eyes on a fixed object for few minutes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of motion sickness (due to video games) parmanently?

How can I get rid of motion sickness (due to video games) parmanently?

Depends on cause: People of your age group who get carsick, seasick, or respond to video games like you, may have a tendency for migraine headaches, and the most profound expression is within the paroxysmal vertigo attacks associated with migraine headaches. A simple approach is 1000 mg of ginger root with meals, but many other symptomatic Rx's can work. An ENT specialist may assist, so may a neurologist. ...Read more

Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Motion Sickness (Definition)

A symptom where one feels sick to your stomach because there is a discrepancy in his visual stimuli and the stimuli perceived by the ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more