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What helps car sickness on a road trip?

  1. Ambyotic profile image59
    Ambyoticposted 6 years ago

    What helps car sickness on a road trip?

  2. goego profile image81
    goegoposted 6 years ago

    A warm quart of oil and some high-octane usually get's my beater feelin' great... wait nevermind

  3. mattdigiulio profile image76
    mattdigiulioposted 6 years ago

    I just got back from an extended road trip, so I have a view to add. I think what works for me is to take a mandatory break from the car at least every 2 hours. I get out of the car and stretch at a rest area, or if I'm at a gas station I go in and buy a gatorade and chat up the cashier. Interacting with strangers really grounds me and fixes the nausea. That's it!
    - Take breaks.
    - Stretch.
    - Buy Gatorades randomly.
    - Chat with strangers.

  4. profile image0
    mjkearnposted 6 years ago

    Car sickness, sea sickness, train sickness, fun fair sickness are all forms of "motion sickness". I never get car sick when driving but suffer terribly as a rally navigator. I still get sea sick and I've been boating for years.

    In the UK there are tablets called "Quells" and I find these work perfectly. I'm sure there is something similar in the US.

    If in doubt get something like this first as motion sickness is one of the most unpleasant things to endure,
    MJ.

 
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