Slow deep breathing prevents the development of tachygastria and symptoms of motion sickness.

@article{Jokerst1999SlowDB,
  title={Slow deep breathing prevents the development of tachygastria and symptoms of motion sickness.},
  author={M D Jokerst and Marino Gatto and Raffaella Fazio and Robert M. Stern and Kenneth L. Koch},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={70 12},
  pages={1189-92}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to see if slow deep breathing, a non-pharmacological procedure known to increase parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) activity, would prevent the development of gastric dysrhythmias and symptoms of motion sickness when subjects were exposed to a rotating optokinetic drum. METHODS Participating in this study were 46 healthy males and females aged 17-26 who were pre-tested in the rotating drum and found to be susceptible to motion sickness. They were… CONTINUE READING
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