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If you have a child or you yourself suffer with motion sickness, there is always a little trepidation when planning any travel knowing you will have to deal with this.
Here are a few ideas to help manage this on your next journey.
So exactly what is travel sickness and what are the signs your kids are suffering from this sickness?
Motion Sickness is a condition in which there is a disagreement between a person’s visual and perceived movement. E.g. what your body senses is different to what your eyes see. Dizziness, fatigue and nausea are the most common symptoms of motion sickness