Friday, November 2, 2007

Travel Sickness

Travel Sickness

Motion Sickness, Mabuk Perjalanan , Mabuk Laut.

Travel sickness result from an imbalance of information reaching the brain from the various sense organs concerned with movement. Travel sickness may be caused by weakness of central nervous system, weakness of the upper abdominal region, discomfort, poor digestive system or heaviness of the head associated with cervical rigidity causing nausea and vomiting.

One of the most important of these is the balance organ in the inner ear, which contains three fluid-filled canals [the semicircular canals ]. These are like three spirit levels placed at right angles to each other: head movement in any direction causes movement of the fluid in one or more of the canals.

Them main cause of travel sickness is the motion of the vehicle in which one is traveling – the rolling and tossing of a ship, the swaying of a car as it rounds a series of bends, the rhythmic movements of the train – so that travel sickness is sometimes called ‘motion sickness’

The symptoms of travel sickness are different from person to person , although a particular individual always experience the same symptom and in the same order. Giddiness, nausea and vomiting are the most obvious, but are the common ones include headache, drowsiness, increased breathing effort, yawning and pallid skin completion.

Homeopathic medicine is one of the best for traveling sickness.

Dr Jugal Kishore of India suggest ‘ Cocc. Ind 30c’ tid before undertaking a journey will safe from motion sickness.

Dr Mrs. Faridah from Homeopathic Medical Centre at Kg Baru, Kuala Lumpur suggest
“Staphysagria 30c’ should be given when the patient worse by the smell of tobacco / cigarettes accompanied with nausea and vertigo during travel.

Dr M.A.Quader of Bangladesh recommended “Petrolleum 30c’ and ‘Thyreodinum 30c’ for travel ling sickness.

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