On your next trips or holidays, you may have to take the plane, the bus, the train or just the car. Unfortunately, many of us are suffering from transport sickness. In anticipation of your holiday, TRAVELPRE to think you learn a little more about this discomfort in order to help you to spend a more beautiful holiday.
Transportation sickness What is
The evil of transport is caused by the transmission to the brain and the recording by it of contradictory information on the directions felt or seen. This is, for example, the case if you are working on a bus that travels on a route on a road that is not well maintained.
While the eyes attach to an object the computer, the balance organ records the movement due to the turns. The brain is not able to properly treat these illogical signals, resulting in a heartache and other symptoms of transport sickness (eg: a headache, craving for vomit, palpitations).
Who is targeted by transport sickness? These are generally the children and women who will be most affected by the evil of transportation going normally.
How to prevent heartache and other symptoms
To prevent transport sickness here are simple ways.
* Choose your place well
The idea is to have good visibility on the road. So by means of transport:
– Bus: Take a place near the window and as far as possible.
– Car: Take the driver’s seat if possible. Otherwise, take a place with good visibility. So the passenger’s place forward or the one in the middle at the back.
– Aeroplane: Take a seat on the wings.
– Boat: Take a room as far as possible from the boat and above the water level.
* Drink and eat
It is advisable to drink water during transport. Moreover, as it is not advisable to leave the belly empty, it is not more advisable to have eaten too much! The idea is to bring a few things to nibble during transport (eg: fruit, biscuit).
* Take care of your time!
If you are only thinking about not having a heartache, you are very likely to happen!! So take care by directing your gaze away. Be careful not to read or do activities like this, you may have a sore heart. To help children you can play two games to entice them to look out. Ex: Look for object x out of the window, the first one to find it!
Find out more about your pharmacist as there are medicines (e.g. Gravol) sold over the counter that could be used as a plan B!!
In fact to fight the evil of transport the best way is probably to travel and so get used to! Indeed if your brain is often confronted with these situations, it will get used.