Reading and car sickness

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Re: Reading and car sickness

Post by zarah_ » 08 Oct 2018, 19:47

I used to read in the car but my parents made me stop because they said it was bad for my eyes/sight. As long as the road isn't too bumpy, there wasn't really much of an issue for me.

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Post by juliamenez » 10 Oct 2018, 16:21

I also have this problem when trying to read in cars. Strangely, I do not have this problem when reading on planes, trains, or large boats.

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Post by MsLisa » 10 Oct 2018, 18:49

Reading while in a moving vehicle makes me nauseous and gives me headaches.

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Post by Melekwe Anthony » 13 Oct 2018, 14:32

I have it o
On a 12hr journey, I couldnt read 3pgs. I thought it was the book smell but I later discovered it.

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Post by Charlyt » 15 Oct 2018, 10:04

Yes, reading while riding in a car gives me motion sickness and headaches. I always avoid doing it.

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Post by taltis37 » 27 Oct 2018, 16:12

I can't read in cars or on boats. I immediately get sick. I've always steered clear of reading in the past, but I never tried the blanket over my head idea. Thanks for sharing that! I can read in planes, so it must be something to do with everything moving and not having a fixed focal point. If I'm staring ahead at the road I'm usually ok, but that doesn't allow me to read.

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Post by Thokchom Alice » 27 Oct 2018, 21:04

I don,t read in cars. Mostly in the bumpy roads, it makes me sick and it is also bad for the eyes. So, every time I travel, I just enjoy the side scene.
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Post by sarahmarlowe » 04 Nov 2018, 16:40

I have the same issue. I get motion sickness very easily. I can't even rest on a float in a pool :(

I have found that ginger helps relieve my symptoms when I fly, but I haven't tried it with reading while riding. I listen to podcasts while I travel in cars.

I hope you can find something that will help!
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