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Why Do I Get Motion Sickness Only In The Back Seat But Not The Front Seat
Hi I'm finding myself getting fuller faster and im starting to get motion sickness pain in my lower back and feet could I be and have my period?
Test!: I'm guessing you meant to say "could I be pregnant?" There are many questions on health tap asking "am I pregnant?" It's impossible to tell based on the symptoms alone. It is possible to have bleeding that looks like a period in early pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test, over-the-counter home pregnancy tests are very reliable. ...Read more
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I get motion sickness everywhere i go. Its starting to ruin my way if life, medications don't work.?
See below: If the usual treatments are not effective, you may need to try behavioral therapy. See this site for information on this subject. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/motion-sickness-treatment-overview. ...Read more
Vomit center: There are several neural connections present to help maintiain our balance. Unfortunately one of those balance connections goes through the "vomit center" in the brain stem. Motion sickness is due to sensory conflict (incongruous information from different sensory systems). When this sensory conflict occurs, it triggers an assortment of responses of which vomiting is one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have severe anxiety and I get motion sickness.i'm taking do. I need a distraction from my sickness and anxiety. ideas please?
I get motion sickness on planes and in cars. I have a Zofran (ondansetron) prescription. Will this work? Should I use something else?
I get motion sickness on everything, cars, boats etc. What prevention cocktail can I take? Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) and ? I just wish i could get sea legs... Misera
Motion Sickness: Dear miserable with motion. Here are a couple of ideas. The first is to take ginger. Ginger ale, ginger tea, ginger cooked into food or crystallized ginger. The second is ear acupuncture. Unlike some motion sickness medications - these options don't cause sedation or interact with other medications. Good luck. ...Read more
In more control: The driver of the car is generally less likely to have motion sickness because he not only has accurate sensory information from his senses (ears, eyes, touch) but also is controlling the car and can therefore anticipate accelerations, decelerations, and turns. This position enables him to calibrate his expectations of movement with the car's actual movement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Women...perhaps...: Some studies have showed that women have a greater tendency than men to get motion sickness. This potentially is because women also are more prone to getting migraines, and migraine sufferers have a higher rate of motion sickness. Or women may simply report motion sickness symptoms more often than men in certain studies when asked retrospectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Motion sickness: Motion sickness is due to "ocular - vestibular mismatch." the vestibular system is in the inner ear and senses position and rotation. When what the eyes see does not match what the vestibular system senses, it causes motion sickness. Some people are much more sensitive than others to this mismatch. You can reduce the issue by looking outside the boat or car. Then you have a better match. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Genes: Motion sickness often runs in families. A medical study of identical twins in india showed that both twins either got motion sickness or both twins did not get motion sickness 100% of the time. Some races, such as asians are also more prone to motion sickness. The evidence is strong, but the exact genes have not yet been isolated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
History: The best predictor is previous episodes. If someone has never had it, in the appropriate situation, it is less likely in the future. ...Read more
Depends: If you have never been on the sea, that involves very slow movement, you could still experience sea sickness, as typical land based motion sickness involves other more rapid types of motion challenges. You may be less likely to be sea sick, but until you encounter that environmental challenge you cannot really know. ...Read more
Motion sickness: It is possible to get used to these symptoms, "mind over matter", the best way is to try and distract yourself. However some people are just sensitive to motion changes and there are many mild medications to help with these symptoms, both prescription and otc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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My motion sickness is gettin worst. Even nw I am taking 2 tab of metochlopramide instead of 1 tab. Is that tolerance? How can I avoid frm getting bad?
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