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SICKNESS. By sickness is understood any affection of the body which deprives it temporarily of the power to fulfill its usual functions.
     2. Sickness is either such as affects the body generally, or only some parts of it. Of the former class, a fever is an example; of the latter, blindness. When a process has been issued against an individual for his arrest, the sheriff or other officer is authorized, after he has arrested him, if he be so dangerously sick, that to remove him would endanger his life or health, to let him remain where he found him, and to return the facts at large, or simply languidus. (q.v.)

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Between the onset of sea sickness, the rough sea and fighting relatively small, but hellishly strong fish, I felt like I had been a couple of rounds with Mike Tyson
Nabs suffered from sea sickness at the start of his ocean row, but is now recovered and settling into his routine," they said yesterday.
We consider the fact that by a constant, systematic and conscious practice of physical exercises by navigators and the sea-going personnel, the sea sickness will be diminished and controlled.
And after an hour-and-a-half of false alarms and with sea sickness approaching we released a small cheer when we found ourselves surrounded by silver grey dolphins, jumping and jostling around us.
They were taken to Eden suffering from minor injuries, exhaustion, sea sickness, and hypothermia.
THE young seaman endured five months of sea sickness on his first voyage.
A similar bid by 13 Hong Kong and mainland Chinese protesters to set foot on the isles failed in June as the ship's progress was halted by Japanese patrol boats and many members suffered sea sickness.
Carol Sing, a retired swimming coach from El Cajon, completed her 21-1/2-mile swim across the English Channel after battling sea sickness and cold, choppy water for more than 12 hours.
Daniel Mowrey cites ginger as more effective than dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) for motion and sea sickness, and many pregnant women will attest to ginger's success in conquering morning sickness.
Many people experience motion sickness when riding on a boat or ship, and this is called sea sickness even though it is the same disorder.
Sea sickness or motion sickness is from inconsistent messages being sent to the brain.
developers of the ReliefBand(R) device, a new treatment for sea sickness, will be a sponsor of the 53rd annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race beginning April 28 in Newport Beach, Calif.