seasickness

Each person has a different tolerance to the movements of the boat. If you have trouble transporting by car, or heart trouble by airplane.

You might be disturbed by the movements of the boat.

The seasickness is caused by conflicting signals sent to the brain from the inner ear and the eyes. The inner ear perceives a movement that the eyes do not see, causing discomfort and nausea.

But rest assured, modern ships have stabilization systems. One can hardly perceive the movements when the sea is calm. Of course, some seas are more capricious than others. The sea is more agitated due to the storm.

seasicknessTips to prevent or relieve the symptoms of seasickness

  • Monitor your diet. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, fatty or spicy dishes. You should still eat lightly because an empty stomach can amplify the problem.
  • Book an outboard cabin in the middle of the boat. This is the place where you will feel the least movement.
  • Keep mind busy in order to foil your brain, but not on tasks requiring too much concentration.
  • Do not read or use binoculars for long periods of time.

Find a place on the boat where there are fewer moves and where you see the horizon. Thus you will perceive the movement of the boat from your eyes. Spend as much time outside as possible on deck. In addition to seeing the horizon, you will enjoy the great outdoors.

Natural solutions for seasickness

Seashell bracelet

Seashell braceletThe ginger has properties that reduce seasick. You can eat your meals in the form of herbal tea, candy or even tablets. Gravel has put on the market ginger tablets.

Some bracelets putting pressure on acupuncture points on the wrist are available in pharmacies. You must wear these bracelets on both arms.

Effective medicines against seasickness

The passengers use scopolamine which is contained in the transdermal patch.You should get a prescription from your doctor. The stamp must be affixed behind the ear 6 to 12 hours before departure. The stamp is effective for three days, after which it is replaced. This long-lasting solution can be effective for people who are very sensitive to motion sickness.

sea-stormOf drugs in tablet form may also treat seasickness. These medications such as Dramamine, Meclizine or the Diphenhydramine can cause drowsiness and a holdover few hours. These are therefore short-lived solutions, which are effective in the case of storms that cause more movement on the boat. You can usually get these pills free of charge at the customer service counter on board the boat.