Travel Quick Tips
Traveling by Sea
Avoiding Seasickness and other Tricks That Can Make Traveling By
Sea Easier and more enjoyable.
Motion sickness is common to almost everybody, and is usually
experienced by people who travel a lot, whether by land, air, or sea.
The different forms of motion sickness are based on the kind of
transportation that they employ.
Seasickness is one of the most common kinds of motion sickness.
It's usually characterized by a sensation of nausea and vertigo.
Basically, the results and effects of
seasickness are not very alarming, except for those who have
important matters to attend to while aboard a ship. The
people who have duties on the ship will have the tendency to not
perform their duties well if they get to experience
People who experience seasickness are those who are not conditioned
to travel by sea or who cannot stand the swaying motion of the boat
brought about by the waves. Though, there are others who experience
seasickness as soon as they step aboard, even if the ship is not yet
Causes of Seasickness
Generally, the human body conditioned to stay upright by maintaining the
center of gravity directly in line with our feet. If motion is applied, the body
tends to have visual confusion. Here, seasickness starts.
Moreover, the irregular pressure on the bowels, wherein the
diaphragm tends to move along with the movement of the ship, can
also cause seasickness.
With the advent of medical advancements, you can cope with
seasickness through medications. These medicines have special
components that normalize the condition of the body so as to adapt
with the changes in the environment.
Tricks to Deal With it
Aside from medications, there are different ways how to cope with
seasickness. Here’s how:
1. Waves trigger seasickness.
Most experts say that it would be better to focus your sight on the
horizon. It would be better not to look at the waves
because the motion that it entails will render more confusion on
your body’s ability to keep the center of gravity directly above
2. Adults should be more prepared with medications that will help
Studies show that seasickness is more prevalent in adults than
children below 12 years old. Particularly, cases of seasickness are
higher in females. According to the statistical reports, there are
seven cases of seasickness in females to only one in males.
3. When sleeping, you should lie on your backs.
4. People who are prone to seasickness should stay where the fresh
air is available.
Indeed, seasickness is not a problem when people know how to cope