Explore the health and wellbeing issues concerning motion sickness and mosquitoes.
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Learn about Motion Sickness and Mosquitoes Female: You would like to get away from it all by taking a holiday to some far off exotic location. But the thought of getting there brings on a swoon, if you are one of those people who suffer from motion sickness. There maybe a few little tricks you haven’t tried yet so start packing. With motion sickness, the feelings of nausea and headaches results from a conflict in information. The body is receiving regarding its position, the eyes are telling the brain that the body is stationary but the body is telling the brain that is rolling up and down a series of intense waves. All going sever curves in a road before you know it, system overload. If you are sea, don’t look towards the still horizon, scan the waves for once. If you in a car, watch the scenery go by rather than looking at a still book. Have a thermos of fresh grated ginger tea at hand. This is great for quelling nausea; ginger motion sickness tablets are also available. And try sprinkling a little peppermint essential oil onto a handkerchief and holding it to your nose, this will quell nausea also. Here is a new one, according to herbalist sucking on a fresh slice of lemon when you feel nausea coming on will stop in its tracks. It stimulates higher brain region which tend to quell motion sickness. It also encourages the digestive tract to alkalinize itself a cheap and cheerful remedy. But it is not only travelers who get motion sickness, scientist doing lab work looking down the microscope at all that moving fluid can find themselves running for the bucket. 3D computer simulation games can also confuse the brain and lead to motion sickness. Best advice there is, to switch them off for a while if all else fails. Have you ever wondered why you are the ones scratching furiously at mosquito bites around the camp fire while everyone else is having a fine time. Well scientist has finally put an end to the great mosquito debate. The mosquitoes don’t love your latest Calvin Klein fragrance they love your jeans. Male: Everyone else always thought that it is after shaving or how many days since you haven’t shower or five onions you had for dinner last night. And they always assume it is just those running the factors and we want to see that isn’t only that could be a possible a few factors involved. Female: Professor Martin study on twins proved to that some people are more genetically predisposed to being mosquito bitten than others. This is important news for those countries where mosquito born viruses such as Malaria and Dengue Fever claim many lives. Male: We are safely looking into our crystal ball and learn about maybe 20 years down on track. Professor Martin’s work might enable us to say – that gene may or that gene. If we modify those we could make people less attractive to mosquitoes and of course the ramifications of that, that they are not going to be bitten as much and the susceptibility of risk of disease is going to be lower. Female: Malaria alone is responsible for between two to three million deaths in the tropics every year. But it looks like the latest research on mosquitoes is set to take the sting right out of this disease. Be sure to take prophylactic antibiotics and spray on the air when visiting the tropics.