Best ways to avoid motion sickness in a vehicle
Modern automobiles are able to get ahead of so many problems. There are apps to help you avoid traffic jams and a lot of vehicles will even tell you when it’s time to schedule a service appointment. But when it comes to making sure a driver and his or her passengers are feeling ok, technology hasn’t quite kept up with automotive technology. The best ways to avoid motion sickness in a vehicle involve making some choices before and after someone gets in a vehicle. We surveyed some of the experts working in the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown to find out how they avoid getting car sick.
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Call Shotgun – People who struggle with motion sickness should in the front seat. If you’re taking a train, avoid rear-facing seats and in airplanes, sitting in the middle of the plane over the wings will provide as stable of a ride as possible.
Put it down – Reading is a great way to exercise your mind and pass the time, but it can also cause motion sickness. This a great time to download some podcasts or listen to music on a smartphone.
Air it out – If the weather cooperates, keeping a window open or having the ventilation system pump fresh air into the passenger cabin will help keep motion sickness at bay.
Ask your doctor – There are several over-the-counter medications that can help you avoid getting car sick. Kids may be especially prone to getting car sick. Consult your pediatrician for more details.
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