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Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands

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Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands
 
3.2

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Not a fashion statement but I wasn't sick on a rocky cruise.

***Quick View: ***I had never been on a cruise in 1999 so I had no idea how my stomach would react. I bought these motion sickness bands figuring they couldn't hurt...Read complete review

***Quick View: ***I had never been on a cruise in 1999 so I had no idea how my stomach would react. I bought these motion sickness bands figuring they couldn't hurt and they didn't. I never got sick at all even during a very severe storm that had that ship rocking and thrashing. But was it the bracelets? I have no idea but I will wear them again just for prevention's sake.***About Sea Bands***

These stretchy grey bracelets have a plastic bump that should be positioned on the underside of the wrist. Apparently, this bump puts constant pressure of your "P6 pressure point" and keeps sickness at bay. I didn't care about any of that. I just didn't want to spend my whole cruise to the Bahamas in bed sick. Ironically several people I went with did. I never felt a bit of motion or sea sickness. I wore the bands the entire tine. The bump was pressing on my wrist all the time but it didn't hurt and I didn't notice it. I wasn't thrilled with the fashion statement the ugly grey band made but it was worth it if I could enjoy myself. And I sure did. On the first night, we had a terrible storm and the water was going wild. People were vomiting everywhere. I couldn't believe anyone would actually PAY to go on a cruise (I went with a bunch of coworkers and my family free of charge because that was the WCW way. It was called the Bruise Cruise and wrestlers were a part of the event.). I didn't feel queasy except seeing others vomit was somewhat gross.

The next day, all was calm and I was fine and continued to be fine throughout the trip. I have dizziness and vertigo on land so I expected lots more at sea but had none. Maybe I should live on a boat! I wore the bands on the planes too because, well, why not? I now have them put away and will wear them when the occasion calls for it. I don't wear them on our 16 foot boat or in our smaller row boats. I suppose I could but I haven't been sick on those boats so I don't see the need.

I can't swear that these bands were what kept me from getting queasy. I can say I took no motion sickness medication because I didn't want to be drowsy and I was fine when all around me were definitely not. My ears are so messed up, I would have thought that I would have been sick the minute I stepped off solid ground, but I was happily surprised. I can only have faith that these bands helped. I sure won't do anything seaworthy like a cruise again without them. These are also good for mild pregnancy morning sickness. I won't be worrying about THAT again.

***My Viewpoint***

Sea Bands are inexpensive and come in little kids sizes as well as one size fits most (Kids ages about four and up). There are no chemicals to worry about, no drowsiness or hyperness, and no side effects. The plastic bumps gently press into your wrist and supposedly use acupressure to stop the brain from realizing it wants you to be sick. Or something. These are not for illnesses. They are for motion sickness and morning sickness. ***I give them 4 stars.*** I don't know for sure if they saved me from feeling sick but I know I won't chance it if I go on another cruise or engage in other quease inducing activities.

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Pregnant and cruising sickness better than nothing

The very first time I used the **Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands** I was not only 6 months pregnant but also taking a cruise (don't ask!)....Read complete review

The very first time I used the **Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands** I was not only 6 months pregnant but also taking a cruise (don't ask!).  Since any sort of medication was out of the questions the **Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands** were really my only option.  

I didn't think that they would work, so "toughed out" my morning and sea sickness the first day. Upon arriving in Grand Cayman I literally wanted to sit down and kiss the earth that I was walking on.  

The next day I thought, I bought them may as well try them.  They did alleviate much of my  nausea but I found that the longer I wore them the less they worked.  I would occasionally have to add pressure to the pressure points to get me through the five star dinners on the cruise - not eating them all mind you but at least keeping my husband company. 

Since then I have tried them again from time to time on simply stomach sickness, nausea and vomiting in an effort to avoid using medication.  The **Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands** do help with the symptoms, but they end up wearing off and not lasting as long as I need to absolutely feel better. 

Would I recommend them? Sure, everyone reacts to morning sickness and motion sickness differently, they may provide you with just the help you need. 

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

They work! They work! They work!!!

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from Virginia Beach, VA

Comments about Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands:

These bands really made my nausea go away within the first 30 minutes of putting them on my wrists. I don't even realize I'm wearing them, unless I look at them. They are not very attractive, but on the other hand, nobody has noticed them. I recommend having two sets of bands. One for your dry time. And another pair when you take a shower or give your kids a bath.

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4.0

not a miracle but takes the edge off

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from Uxbridge, MA

Comments about Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands:

Used this for morning sickness and it did help. It is not a miracle bracelet but it did take the edge off. Used this for planes, trains and long travel as well as on a cruise. I would recommend this bracelet as it is all natural without taking any medication. Does not make you sleepy at all and can be used for long periods. Actually told everyone on the cruise that it was a new fashion statement!

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(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Doesn't work for severe morning sickness.

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from Monterey, CA

Comments about Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands:

Although this is frequently recommended for morning sickness, it doens't work as well as I had hoped.  It may work for slight morning sickness, but won't help the nausea if it is severe.  Hyperemesis sufferers shouldn't even waste their time or money to try it.  Plus, constant use can become uncomfortable at the pressure points.

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(24 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Not a fashion statement but I wasn't sick on a rocky cruise.

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from The heart of , NY

Comments about Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands:

***Quick View: ***I had never been on a cruise in 1999 so I had no idea how my stomach would react. I bought these motion sickness bands figuring they couldn't hurt and they didn't. I never got sick at all even during a very severe storm that had that ship rocking and thrashing. But was it the bracelets? I have no idea but I will wear them again just for prevention's sake.***About Sea Bands***

These stretchy grey bracelets have a plastic bump that should be positioned on the underside of the wrist. Apparently, this bump puts constant pressure of your "P6 pressure point" and keeps sickness at bay. I didn't care about any of that. I just didn't want to spend my whole cruise to the Bahamas in bed sick. Ironically several people I went with did. I never felt a bit of motion or sea sickness. I wore the bands the entire tine. The bump was pressing on my wrist all the time but it didn't hurt and I didn't notice it. I wasn't thrilled with the fashion statement the ugly grey band made but it was worth it if I could enjoy myself. And I sure did. On the first night, we had a terrible storm and the water was going wild. People were vomiting everywhere. I couldn't believe anyone would actually PAY to go on a cruise (I went with a bunch of coworkers and my family free of charge because that was the WCW way. It was called the Bruise Cruise and wrestlers were a part of the event.). I didn't feel queasy except seeing others vomit was somewhat gross.

The next day, all was calm and I was fine and continued to be fine throughout the trip. I have dizziness and vertigo on land so I expected lots more at sea but had none. Maybe I should live on a boat! I wore the bands on the planes too because, well, why not? I now have them put away and will wear them when the occasion calls for it. I don't wear them on our 16 foot boat or in our smaller row boats. I suppose I could but I haven't been sick on those boats so I don't see the need.

I can't swear that these bands were what kept me from getting queasy. I can say I took no motion sickness medication because I didn't want to be drowsy and I was fine when all around me were definitely not. My ears are so messed up, I would have thought that I would have been sick the minute I stepped off solid ground, but I was happily surprised. I can only have faith that these bands helped. I sure won't do anything seaworthy like a cruise again without them. These are also good for mild pregnancy morning sickness. I won't be worrying about THAT again.

***My Viewpoint***

Sea Bands are inexpensive and come in little kids sizes as well as one size fits most (Kids ages about four and up). There are no chemicals to worry about, no drowsiness or hyperness, and no side effects. The plastic bumps gently press into your wrist and supposedly use acupressure to stop the brain from realizing it wants you to be sick. Or something. These are not for illnesses. They are for motion sickness and morning sickness. ***I give them 4 stars.*** I don't know for sure if they saved me from feeling sick but I know I won't chance it if I go on another cruise or engage in other quease inducing activities.

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Did not work for me

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from Poughkeepsie, NY

Comments about Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands:

While on a cruise, I got very sick from the motion.  I went to the ship's store to get medicine, and all they had left were these bands and medicine that makes you drowsy.  So I decided to try these.  I have very small wrists, and they were painful to wear.  Plus, they did not help at all.  I got even more sick and spent a lot of time in bed until we got to port and I could buy something else.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Sea Bands helped me make it through three pregnancies

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from Bedford, TX

Comments about Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands:

I always recommend Sea Bands to friends who are experiencing morning sickness because they helped me through the first trimester of my pregnancies. I had the kind of morning sickness where I had the sensation of car sickness 24 hours a day for three months...yuck. The kind where I rarely threw up but wished I would because it might make me feel better. In other words, I wasn't sick enough to take any serious medication, but I needed something to take the edge off especially when I was a pregnant mommy of a toddler and later of two preschoolers. That's just what Sea Bands do -- they take the edge off the nausea. It doesn't completely go away but it is much more bareable. The downside is that I was pregnant during warm weather and couldn't wear long sleeves to cover them and they are not very attractive. The ones I had were a bluish gray color. But at the time I was more concerned with feeling well enough to leave the house so I didn't let their appearance stop me. I recommended Sea Bands to a man whose wife was experiencing morning sickness. The next day he offered to take my husband and I out to a steak dinner. He had seen its effectiveness that quickly.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Really helped my morning sickness

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from Gunter, TX

Comments about Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands:

I bought tis product while working at a pharmacy 8 weeks pregnant. My morning sickness was so bad they were going to send me home. The tw prescriptions I had were not working when my boss recommend the Sea Bands. I was glad to see they were inexpensive. I thought they were ver ugly but as long as they helped I did not care. Almost as soon as I put these bands on my morning sickness went away. When I would take them off it would come back so I knew it was the bands helping. I did have a hard time at first making sure the little plastic knob was pushing on just the rght part of my inner wrist. After wearing them a few times it becomes easy to put them on correctly. I wore these up till the day I delivered. I even slept in them and my problems with morning sickness went away. I suggest these to all pregnant women that are having problems. I have never used thm on a cruise or in a car for motion sickness but would assume they work jut as well.

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5.0

They Work

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from Mccall, ID

Comments about Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands:

I am a wildlife biologist who routinely conducts aerial telemetry flights to survey Bighorn sheep.  I am not subject to motion sickness, however aerial telemetry flights for Bighorn sheep are some of the most grueling flights one can experience.  We routinely fly circles in deep canyons, with constantly changing altitude, all while looking out the window (sometimes backwards) in search of sheep on the cliffs below.  My first flight I did not have Sea Bands on.  While I didn't actually get sick, I felt nauseous and it was quite unpleasant.  Much longer and I probably would have vomited.  Next flight, I borrowed Sea Bands from a fellow researcher.  After nearly 4 hours of flying circles at low altitude, I still felt fine.  I have to say that these work for sure!  I'll never fly in small aircraft without them again!  If you're prone to motion sickness, try these.  Maybe even pair them with some dramamine or diphenhydramine if you get sick easily.   

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2.0

doesn't work for me

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from Newport, NC

Comments about Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands:

I had my first experience with Sea Bands when I was pregnant with my third son and suffering from what I thought was morning sickness. I was looking for something natural and nontoxic to ease my nausea, so I decided to give these bad boys a shot. Well, after trying and trying to get these wrist bands to work for a week (did I have them in the wrong spot? I was never sure because they never worked, but I kept adjusting them to find my happy place), I finally figured out that I didn't feel like throwing up because I was in my first trimester- I had simply had a bout with the flu. I still have Sea Bands ( that first pair has since been lost, so these are other purchases) that my kids use on long road trips and they claim that it works for them. I am prone to motion sickness, and again Sea Bands unfortunately do not work for me. The funny thing is that my kids read and draw in the car with absolutely no complaints when we are out and about locally and they are not wearing these gadgets. I question whether Sea Bands really do work on anyone. Are they simply like a placebo drug that gives wearers the frame of mind that their nausea is being helped?There must be someone out there that really gets some relief from these right?Sea Bands to me are like snake oil, but then again, I haven't tried using them for sea sickness.

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(10 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Pregnant and cruising sickness better than nothing

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from Houston, TX

Comments about Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands:

The very first time I used the **Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands** I was not only 6 months pregnant but also taking a cruise (don't ask!).  Since any sort of medication was out of the questions the **Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands** were really my only option.  

I didn't think that they would work, so "toughed out" my morning and sea sickness the first day. Upon arriving in Grand Cayman I literally wanted to sit down and kiss the earth that I was walking on.  

The next day I thought, I bought them may as well try them.  They did alleviate much of my  nausea but I found that the longer I wore them the less they worked.  I would occasionally have to add pressure to the pressure points to get me through the five star dinners on the cruise - not eating them all mind you but at least keeping my husband company. 

Since then I have tried them again from time to time on simply stomach sickness, nausea and vomiting in an effort to avoid using medication.  The **Sea Band Morning & Travel Sickness Wristbands** do help with the symptoms, but they end up wearing off and not lasting as long as I need to absolutely feel better. 

Would I recommend them? Sure, everyone reacts to morning sickness and motion sickness differently, they may provide you with just the help you need. 

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