It's time to pack up the car and head out on one of those dreaded family vacations. You probably wouldn't mind 'em if you didn't feel so sick all the time - right? So have you ever wondered why cars, boats and airplanes cause such a ruckus in your stomach? Find out more about motion sickness right here!
Motion Sickness - What Is It?
So, you're all settled in the car with your fam for your yearly trip to the lake. You're not in the car very long before your stomach starts to feel kind of queasy and you're making mom or dad pull over so you can puke. So, what's up? Well, there are a few key body parts that help let your brain know what's going on with your bod.
Inner Ears - there's liquid in your inner ear that moves around to let you know when your bod is moving.
Eyes - your eyes take in your surroundings - if you're moving, chances are, your eyes are taking it all in.
Skin - your skin lets your brain know which parts of your body are still on the ground.
Muscles - sensors in your muscles tell your brain which parts of your body are moving (ex. your joints, limbs, etc.).
Now, when your ears are telling your brain that you're moving, but your eyes are telling your brain that you're just staring at the back of a chair, it gets confused, causing you some discomfort.
Motion Sickness - Symptoms
How do you know if you're experiencing a bout of motion sickness? Well, you'll probably start to feel a bit dizzy, your stomach may begin to churn and you'll likely develop a headache. If the symptoms progress, you'll most likely have to vomit. If you're not in a position to stop the movement, grab hold of a paper bag!
Motion Sickness - Treatment
There are a few things you can try if you're suddenly overcome with motion sickness. If you're in a position to stop the motion, (ex. have someone pull over the car, get off an amusement park ride, etc.) this may help you to feel a bit better. Eating crackers (saltines are the best) or ginger can often help to settle your stomach too.
Motion Sickness - Prevention
Some people find that sitting in the middle of an airplane, boat or car can help your body keep its inner balance. You'll probably also want to avoid things like reading, or watching videos as this often contributes to motion sickness. If you have to, talk to your doctor about the various motion sickness medications that are available. Acupressure works for some peeps too, which you can try out with something called motion sickness wrist bands. They're cool little bands with built in beads that apply pressure to the underside of your wrists and for some people, they completely relieve their motion sickness.
Im sorry that you has such friends that seems to enjoy entertaining themselves by being mean to you.
They is just people that you hangs out with cos you says you hasnt anyone else to hang out with.... not friends. I doesnt think you should think of them as friends either and then its gonna be easier to move on.
Is there any way you can hang out with other people by eg [what other posters said] taking up the new activities?
And you has friends on KW :) :D
Society will not be soft to you always, just because YOU are soft. You must have a strong background. Also they are not your friends. You know what they are doing to you?They are packing a gift box looking all attractive (friendship) and filled with hurt ...like Pandora's box. Just move on. Be alone n discover more of the world. Or just make new friends.I was in a state like you some months back. Now I moved on n I have 3 best friends. That time I thought too that they r my only friends. You will not find the world until you set out for the world.
They are not your friends, really. You should leave them and move on. This might sound difficult, but being alone is better than being with an untrue friend.
You'll make better friends soon, anyway. Plus, WE are here for you! :D