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What sort of problem is airsickness?

What sort of problem is airsickness?

Motion sickness: This is a type of motion sickness caused by airplane travel. In susceptible individuals, nausea, vomiting and dizziness develop when flying. It can be treated by otc motion sickness medications or your doctor can prescribe medication to use while flying. ...Read more

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Airsickness (Definition)

Airsickness is nausea and discomfort due to air travel. It ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of airsickness?

Motion sickness: You may feel yucky, then develop a cold, clammy feeling along with dizziness & vomiting. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for airsickness?

Many choices: 1.Be well hydrated before flying and be well rested. 2.Sit in the middle of the plane over the wing 3.Avoid alcohol; eat lightly 4.Ask your doctor for anti nausea medicine zofran. If severe, consider scopolamine ear patch but this last has side effects. 5.Consider meditation, acupuncture, hypnosis. ...Read more

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What are the different types of medication for airsickness?

What are the different types of medication for airsickness?

Motion sickness drug: Usually drugs used for motion sickness (dramamine for example) are used. Patches like transderm scop are also available. Understand that any of these motion sickness drugs can make you drowsy so be careful not to take them before you drive to the airport. ...Read more

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Where's the best place on the plane to avoid airsickness?

Over wing: If you don't mind the noise, studies show the stillest, least movement on the plane, is in the middle, over the wing. Bring soft earplugs, eat lightly, and ask your provider for zofran--a safe anti nausea medicine with out odd side effects such as sedation or dry mouth. ...Read more

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How can I become immune to g-forces/airsickness?

G force: The effects of G forces can be minimized by improving your cardiovascular fitness and learning techniques like the 'hick' maneuver to prevent loss of consciousness in high G environments. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for airsickness?

Air sickness: This is a great article called "motion sickness first aid" by the mayo clinic. Check it out: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/first-aid-motion-sickness/hq01099. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for airsickness?

Preparation: 1.Be well hydrated before flying and be well rested. 2.Sit in the middle of the plane over the wing 3.Avoid alcohol; eat lightly 4.Ask your doctor for anti nausea medicine zofran. If severe, consider scopolamine ear patch but this last has side effects. 5.Consider meditation, acupuncture, hypnosis. ...Read more

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Can I have ovarian cysts? I have sharp pain in my pelvic area, they can last up to 20 minutes. They hurt the worse when i get upset..I tried taking ibprophen 200mg and taking hot baths and nothing is working...Can you help?

You : You should be seen by your doctor and have an ultrasound. An ultrasound is the best way typically to determine if a woman has ovarian cysts. Also if there is any chance you could be pregnant then please take a test. If you have worse pain, think you are pregnant, or have vomiting or fever then you should be seen as an emergency. ...Read more