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Reading and car sickness

Post by thaservices1 » 02 Jun 2018, 10:28

Does anyone else have this problem too? I get violently sick if I try to read in a moving vehicle. Even reading too many billboards can make me queasy. I've done my homework and my case is more visually based than motion based. I've discovered putting a blanket over my head works most of the time to prevent the nausea, but that can be uncomfortable and it looks wacky. I travel cross country frequently and it's a shame to pass up all that prime reading time. I'm not willing to take pills for it because I can just as easily not read. Anyone know any other good tips?
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Post by Ronel_Steyn » 11 Jun 2018, 08:24

I have the same problem. Since I was small I've had trouble with car-sickness. Unfortunately I have to avoid attempting to read in a moving vehicle. The only thing that helps is keeping my eyes on the road. Even looking back to check up on the little man makes my light-headed. Sorry that I don't have any tips or advice.

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Post by Ever_Reading » 11 Jun 2018, 10:02

I also have the same problem :cry: But then again I get car sick if I am in a car more than an hour, regardless of what I do or don't do :lol2: For long trips, I have no choice but to rely on Audiobooks
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Post by palilogy » 11 Jun 2018, 20:26

When I was younger I used to be able to do my homework and read entire novels on the bus or in the backseat of my families van on car trips or vacations. As I got older though, I lost that. I haven't been able to read in moving vehicles, even looking at my phone isn't a great experience in a moving vehicle.

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