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Ah, the open road. You and your significant other are heading to Albuquerque, San Francisco, Seattle — wherever your wanderlust is taking you.
It’s wonderful, and then… you start to feel sick. As you move along the highway, you feel nauseated. You sweat. Maybe you get dizzy and experience a vague sort of headache, with the feeling there’s not enough air to breathe.
Why does this happen? What’s going on in our bodies when we experience car sickness?
In this video, family medicine physician Daniel Allan, MD, explains exactly what causes our bodies to react this way. He offers tips to prevent it, too.