What actions may reduce motion sickness?

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: Andrew Brainard, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Other advice for reducing motion sickness is as follows:

  • Slowly increase motion stress.

  • If possible, pilot the vehicle.

  • Avoid other noxious stimuli.

  • Avoid noxious odors.

  • Avoid alcohol.

  • Avoid dehydration.

  • Stay comfortably warm and dry.

  • Eat soft, bland, light meals.

  • Avoid discussing motion sickness.

  • Treat gastritis.

  • Control negative emotions.


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