Jul 11, 2024, 12:41 PM IST

8 tips to prevent motion sickness

Deepika Shakya

Sitting where there is less motion can reduce the sensation of movement.

Sit in the Front or Middle

Focusing on a stable object or the horizon helps your brain align with the motion.

Look at a Fixed Point

Fresh air can help reduce nausea and the feeling of stuffiness.

Keep Fresh Air Circulating

Reading or looking at screens can worsen motion sickness symptoms.

Avoid Reading or Screens

Eating light meals and avoiding heavy, greasy foods or strong smells can help prevent nausea.

Eat Light and Avoid Strong Odors

Drink water regularly, but avoid alcohol and caffeine, which can dehydrate you.

Stay Hydrated

Medicines like Dramamine or scopolamine patches can help prevent motion sickness.

Use Over the Counter Medication

Deep breathing and meditation can help calm your body and reduce symptoms.

Practice Relaxation Techniques

This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.