What is it?

Motion sickness is the situation in which your brain can't make sense of information sent to it from your eyes, ears or body. Motion in different places – in a car, airplane, or a boat – can make you feel queasy, lightheaded, or stomach sick. The common response of most people is to feel sick or vomit. Motion sickness includes carsick, seasick, or airsick.

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Signs & symptoms

Signs and symptoms typical to motion sickness are typically: cold sweats, dizziness, fatigue, headache, and inability to concentrate.


Following your complaints, your healthcare provider may suspect in motion sickness when connecting between your symptoms and the possible trigger to them. Your healthcare provider may also perform a physical exam including checking your ears and eyes or refer you to a specialist.


Motion sickness treatment include: antihistamines that can prevent motion sickness and ease symptoms, or skin patches to stick behind your ears hours before traveling. They may prevent nausea and vomiting.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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