Here’s my insider tip to dealing with travel sickness.
It takes time and money to organise trips, and the last thing you want is to spend time sitting on the bench, so to speak, due to avoidable sickness.
For people such as myself, who experience sea or motion sickness, it comes as no surprise how debilitating this can be. In my case, I experience predominantly seasickness, in the form of migraines. Not ideal for boating or even cruising, as I’ve discovered.
While tablets such as Quells do alleviate some of the pain associated with being out on the water, two years ago when I was on a cruise from Hong Kong to Singapore, I stumbled upon a much better solution. Having never looked back, I thought it only fair to share the secret!
Sea-Band was suggested to me by a pharmacy on board the ship. While I must admit I was sceptical at first, I’m happy to report I’ve thoroughly tested them and they are worth far more than their weight in gold for anyone who experiences motion sickness.
A drug-free solution, Sea-Band has no side effects, unlike medicines. A simple knitted elasticated wristband, it works based on acupuncture principles. By applying pressure on the Nei Kuan acupressure point on each wrist via a plastic stud in the band, it alleviates motion sickness.
Sea-Band works within five minutes from when you wear them, and are also washable and reusable, so there’s no need to buy a new set every time you travel! Perfect for use on boats, trains, cars and even planes – there’s no reason motion sickness should ever hold you back from your holidays again.
RRP: $17.69 plus shipping from Chemist Warehouse
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