Although motion sickness might not sound like a major illness, individuals who are susceptible to it know that it is nothing short of a nightmare. The remedies and tips discussed in this article are guaranteed to relieve motion sickness. Try them and let us know which one helped you the most in the comments section below.
Expert’s Answers For Readers’ Questions
When should I see a doctor for motion sickness?
Motion sickness usually subsides on its own. But if you continue vomiting, feel dizzy, notice any hearing loss, or develop chest pain or headache, it is best to consult a doctor.
What is the best medicine for motion sickness?
Any of the medicines mentioned above – like Scopolamine or Dimenhydrinate – can help alleviate motion sickness. All the natural remedies work great too.
Where is the pressure point for motion sickness?
One of the most popular pressure points known to relieve symptoms of motion sickness is the P6 (Pericardium 6) acupressure point. This point is also referred to as Nei Guan and is widely used to relieve motion sickness and its symptoms. This point is located on the inner forearm, about three finger breadths below the wrist, between the two of your tendons.
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