Several brands of acupressure bands are available. These bands use pressure,
electricity, or both to stimulate the P6 acupuncture point. This point is located about two
finger-widths from the crease on the underside of the wrist. The elastic bands
usually have a raised surface that applies pressure on the wrist. Practitioners
of acupuncture and acupressure believe stimulation of this point may stop
nausea and vomiting.
There is little evidence that acupressure bands work to prevent motion sickness. But the bands have no known side effects, so there is no harm in trying
Does your stomach churn after you drink milk? Do you have diarrhea soon afterward? If so, you may be lactose intolerant.
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) estimates that 30 to 50 million Americans are lactose intolerant.
Being lactose intolerant means you can't digest lactose-the natural sugar found in milk and other dairy products. People who cannot digest lactose have a shortage, or deficiency, of an enzyme called lactase, which is produced in the small...