Causes and manifestations of motion sickness
The main reason for this phenomenon is motion sickness -disruption of the vestibular apparatus. A painful condition arises from the uncoordinated work of the visual and auditory receptors and the vestibular system. Hearing and sight signal the presence of movement, while physically we remain motionless. The most often cures children at the age of two years, but adults and adults, especially pregnant women and the elderly, are also affected by the movement. The use of folk remedies for motion sickness should be accompanied by the following symptoms:
- severe blanching of the skin;
- increased salivation and sweating;
- dizziness and headache;
- nausea and vomiting;
- apathy, drowsiness, lethargy as hidden manifestations of motion sickness.
Means against motion sickness for children
What should adults do?
Adults also often suffer from atime trips, which greatly complicates their lives. Before traveling it is important to sleep, do not drink alcohol and smoke as little as possible. Try not to overeat, but not to starve before the trip. If possible, travel at night, when motion sickens less. The most convenient places for problem travelers are in front (bus, train), in the middle (ship, airplane). To be located follows the face in the course of movement.
- rhythmically and deeply breathe;
- close your eyes and take a half-lying position;
- hold in your mouth a slice of lemon;
- chew the dry tea leaves of green tea;
- chew a lightly salted cucumber.
If you know about your propensity for motion sickness, prepare yourself in advance and stock up on the ailments, and then a trip on transport will no longer be a nightmare for you.