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Prolonged motion sickness with vomiting may lead to dehydration. An electrolyte replacement drink should be used to replace lost fluids, and if symptoms persist, consult your health care professional.
Sweating, dizziness, drowsiness, vomiting and nausea while in a moving vehicle Pale face Symptoms may be preceded by yawning, hyperventilating, salivation, profuse cold sweating, drowsiness Symptoms usually subside either once your body adjusts to your mode of travel or shortly after the trip ends.
Motion sickness results from an inconsistency of the information reaching the brain from the sensory organs. Your inner ear detects motion more readily than your eyes respond to the visual cues of the scenery moving past. This confuses your central nervous system which reacts to this stress-producing phenomenon by activating the nausea centre in your brain.
Taken prior to travelling, Ginger helps to ease and prevent the symptoms of nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness, without causing drowsiness
Life Style Factors
- Strategies that help to reduce the symptoms of motion sickness include:
- Get plenty of fresh air
- Keep your head as still as possible and focus on the horizon
- Don’t read while in motion
- Eat light meals
- Don’t drink or smoke