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Travel Sickness Articles

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How do travel sickness tablets work?

You’ve booked a trip, your first one since COVID and all the lockdowns. You’re on the plane about to take off and you start feeling nauseous. It is the excitement that is overcoming you or simple travel sickness setting in. If you are any...

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What should you pack in your travel medicine bag?

Whilst nobody ever wants to become ill while on holiday, sometimes it just happens! So what do you do if you fall ill?

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What prescription travel sickness tablets are available?

Travel sickness happens when your brain is receiving mixed messages about the movement you’re experiencing. Essentially, the inner ear recognises that the body is moving whereas the eyes are interpreting that you are stationary. This confusion ...

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Scopoderm

Scopoderm is a patch that works to stop travel sickness. Also known as motion sickness, this happens because of an inner ear disturbance- basically your body is interpreting the repeated action as something that shouldn’t be happening. This the...

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Travelling while pregnant

It's perfectly safe for most women to travel during their pregnancy as long as you are healthy and have no pregnancy complications. Travel can be stressful and tiring though so it can be a daunting thought during this time when you are getting re...