Vacation Remedies MD’s Swear By
“Last year while traveling on windy roads, my young son felt sick to his stomach. I first took away the iPad, then I gave him ginger gummies,” says mother-of-two Melissa Doft, M.D., a clinical assistant professor of surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. Ginger contains gingerols and shogaols, chemicals that help relax the intestinal tract, relieving queasiness. “Usually just one or two gummies do the trick,” says Dr. Doft.