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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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She finally released her reliance on the regular doses and saw that the dog was no longer stuck in the anxiety cycle of car sickness that seemed impossible to break," White recalls.
The research found that over half (54%) of parents say car sickness is most commonly caused by simply being in a moving car.
One way to prevent car anxiety might be to manage a puppy's experiences in the car so that car sickness is prevented.
Mazda claims this reduces car sickness, improves speech legibility for those in the back rows, and gives each row a clear view forward.
MY children suffer terrible car sickness and I'm dreading the drive to Devon on holiday.
This led the authors to conclude that providing ample peripheral vision of the moving surroundings was the best strategy for alleviating car sickness.
Once in the car, try to ensure they have plenty of fresh air, and encourage them not to read - this is a sure recipe for car sickness.
Car sickness (also called motion sickness) can occur when parts of your body that help you keep your balance become confused.
This means everyone can see and helps avoid the dreaded car sickness.
Even a little car sickness incident around Dolgellau didn't break the holiday spirit.