Motion Sickness Topic Guide
Motion Sickness: Motion sickness (car sickness, sea sickness, air sickness, travel sickness) is generally believed to be caused by conflicts in the sensory imput to the brain. Common symptoms of motion sickness are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and malaise. There are a variety of home remedies, OTC, and prescription medications that can help prevent and treat motion sickness.
Foreign Travel It is important to plan well in advance when traveling to a foreign country. Travelers should protect (and prepare) themselves from illness by obtaining the appropriate vaccinations and bringing along a traveler's medical kit that contains prescription medications, first aid supplies, sanitary napkins/tampons (for women), sunscreen, insect repellents, motion sickness medication, pain remedies, cold remedies, and foot care products, among other items.