every day is smooth sailing. During the rougher days you may feel a
little nauseated, dizzy and perhaps have hot or cold flashes.
Seasickness is caused by a disturbance of the balance mechanism in the
concerned you might get seasick?
are some tricks to prevent and treat seasickness:
lightly. Dry crackers or toast are best.
Minimize all liquid intake, but if you are thirsty try Gingerale.
Ginger is known for its calming effect.
not work in a closed environment.
out on deck and breathe some fresh air.
at the horizon, not the waves.
are various medications available, such as Meclazine or Dramamine, but
these often cause drowsiness. Usually these medications are used to
prevent motion sickness. They do not help much if you are already sick.
A Scopolamine patch is also used, but can have bad side effects such as
blurred vision, confusion and hallucinations. If the seasickness is a
serious case, the infirmary may suggest an injection. This will keep you
at ease for up to six hours.
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