Review and Giveaway: Sea-Band for Nausea Relief *ENDED*

Hey pet parents! Do you get travel sickness or maybe get nauseous when you have a migraine? Sea-Band is a non-medicated way of helping kick nausea to the curb.  Some people get nauseous when they travel. Women can get it when they have morning sickness and some cancer patients get nauseous when they have chemotherapy treatments. In my case, I get nauseous when I get migraines.  :sighs: Approved by the FDA, Sea-Band works by exerting constant, gentle pressure on a point on the inner wrist known as the Pericardium 6 (P6) acupressure point.  When you put the Sea-Band on, you position the white Solid dot over the top of your Nei-Kuan point.

The Nei-Kuan point is easy to locate.  Shown in the following diagram, which I located at Sea-Band.com, you place your middle three fingers on the inside of your wrist, with the edge of your index finger between the two central tendons.  You position the white dot, with the bumpy side on your wrist, on your Nei-Kuan point.  It’s pretty easy.  The all-natural, drug-free, latex-free Sea-Band does not cause side-effects often associated with anti-nausea medication such as drowsiness, disorientation, dry mouth or possible interactions with other drugs.  It’s safe for patients taking prescription medications, pregnant women and children.

What is considered traditional Chinese medicine to the Chinese is considered alternative medicine to us.  I wish that we would take a closer look at all of the alternative ways we can fight disease, aches and pains, sickness, etc. but because pharmaceutical companies rule the roost, so to speak, our insurance companies turn their cheeks.  Practices like acupuncture, acupressure and cupping therapy do work for a lot of people.  When my back pain started to get worse, I sought a well-known DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine).  He is Chinese and practices acupuncture and cupping therapy in a hospital called Westview.  I had heard great things about him.  So, I went for both the cupping therapy and acupuncture.  Amazingly, I felt much better….for about a week.  I was supposed to go back for 5-7 sessions BUT my insurance wouldn’t cover the appointment.  Actually, they covered the clinic visit but wouldn’t cover any of the procedures.  Amazing, right?  So, I just couldn’t afford to keep going back, which is sad because I really felt like it was working for me.  It would have been nice to see if going to more sessions would have helped me in the long run.  Now I will never know.  Why won’t our insurance companies allow us to seek alternative ways to help us, instead of shoving chemicals down our throats?  It’s something to think about.  To read more about ways Chinese acupressure works for nausea click here.

In addition to Sea-Band wristbands, they also carry Ginger Gum.  Ginger has been known to help calm an upset tummy.  Each piece of gum contains 25mg of ginger oil, which is equivalent to 8g of fresh ginger.  Each box of Ginger Gum by Sea-Band contains 24 pieces. Use in conjunction with Sea-Band when feeling nauseous.

I had a migraine, actually I had a few migraines, over the weekend.  I took a video clip of myself when I got out of bed on Sunday.  You can visit here to see the video.  I didn’t chew the gum this time because I had given myself a shot and needed to go to bed.  So, I didn’t want to chew any gum this time when I knew I was going to probably go to sleep.

My thoughts on Sea-Band:

I can tell you that when I woke up I was feeling better.  I did have to give myself an injection of my migraine medicine.  I did the injection, put the Sea-Bands on and went to bed.  I believe they can work because I believe in alternative therapies.  Does it work for everyone?  No, it doesn’t but it’s definitely worth looking into.  This is a natural way to get relief from nausea and does not get rid of migraines.  I want to be clear on that.  I am not claiming that Sea-Band will cure anything.  There are no side effects to wearing the Sea-Bands, but you might have some marks on your wrist from wearing them as they are tight.  They have to be tight to work because you have to have the pressure on the Nei-Kuan point of your wrist.  You can reuse the Sea-Bands over and over.  They come in a handy little case, so you can take them with you everywhere.  You can also wash them.  You can purchase Sea-Bands online for about $9.99 and they do come in child size.

My thoughts on Sea-Band’s Ginger Gum:

I used the gum on one occasion when I felt a little sick to my stomach.  I do think it helped soothe my upset tummy.  The taste is very strong but Ginger has a strong taste to it, so it just reminded me of how flavorful Ginger is.

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Prize: One (1) lucky subscriber will win a one (1) set of Sea-Band wristbands and one (1) pack of Ginger Gum.

Dates: June 28, 2011 – July 22, 2011

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9 Responses to “Review and Giveaway: Sea-Band for Nausea Relief *ENDED*”

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