Sunday, December 11, 2011

Review & Giveaway: Sea-Band

I just recently returned from a Trans-Atlantic crossing on a cruise ship. Generally, I do not suffer from motion sickness on these mega liners but this sailing was very different. I noticed many crew members wearing these bands on their wrists and thought that it must be a fashion statement or a sign of solidarity. I later learned that they were Sea-Band wristbands for relief from motion sickness. They actually sell these on board the ship as well. Early on in the cruise, we met a couple and the wife offered to lend me a pair of Sea-Band wristbands. The verdict? They worked. Although we were walking zig zag or bouncing around, up & down and up & down, I never felt sick. The only problem that I did have was that the bands felt kind of tight on my wrists and I have really thin wrists. About the only part of me that's thin nowadays! But they worked and that made my cruise all the more enjoyable. Plus I didn't have to worry about getting drowsy or not being able to enjoy a froo-froo umbrella drink because it might interfere with motion sickness meds.

Now, thanks to Sea-Band, I have my own pair. I received a pair to try along with Sea-Band Anti-Nausea Ginger Gum. I have not had the opportunity to try the gum but I plan to soon. I will be using my Sea-Band wristbands when I'm forced to sit in the backseat of a car, on a plane, on a boat... just about everywhere that I get motion sickness.

Nausea induced by busy and stressful days, filled with traveling and migraine triggers, are unfortunately hallmarks of the holidays. This year, stop nausea in its tracks with Sea-Band Drug-Free Nausea Relief Wristbands. It doesn’t matter whether you suffer from motion sickness, morning sickness or need nausea relief from a migraine, even chemotherapy treatment or post-surgery; it’s time for you to join the “band wagon” for drug-free nausea relief from Sea-Band!

How Sea-Band Works…
Approved by the FDA, Sea-Band is the leading drug-free remedy for, motion sickness, morning sickness, chemotherapy nausea and post-operative nausea. Most recently, a 2010 study, carried out at a German clinic specializing in migraine and headache therapy, showed that Sea-Band wristbands significantly reduced nausea and vomiting: 83% noticed perceptible reduction and 44% found their symptoms markedly reduced.

Sea-Band works by exerting constant, gentle pressure on a point on the inner wrist known as the Pericardium 6 (P6) acupressure point. It brings effective relief within five minutes of being applied and can be used before or after the onset of nausea. The all-natural, drug-free, latex-free Sea-Band does not cause the side-effects often associated with anti-nausea medication such as drowsiness, disorientation, dry mouth or possible interactions with other drugs. It’s safe for pregnant women, children, and patients taking prescription medications. Packaged in a convenient carry-case, they are washable and reusable, and available a variety of colors in sizes for adults and children.

Click here to watch an informative video about how Sea-Band wristbands work.  In addition, the company also offers Sea-Band Anti-Nausea Ginger Gum, for fast nausea relief with fresh, uplifting flavor. Each piece of the great tasting gum contains 25 mg of ginger oil (equivalent to 8 grams of fresh ginger root).

Sea-Band products are available in the U.S. in Walmart, Target, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, as well as in Canada in Overwaitea, IDA, Familiprix, Guardian and other independent drugstores or pharmacies throughout North America or online at and at
Suggested retail price is $10.99 per pair in the US , and $12.99 in Canada .

You can also connect with Sea-Band on  Facebook

This post was written for Family Review Network & Sea-Band who provided the complimentary product for review in exchange for my honest opinion.

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Gretel said...

I suffer from car sickness plus we hope to be prego soon and I have a feeling that I will need these. I like that it's drug free.

slb3334 said...

These would great for traveling as I get motion sickness.

Darcie K. said...

I have ulcers that make me sick so I can't wait to try this!

Mary Calabrese said...

My husband has started to suffer from vertigo and these would be such a relief.

ighmeg at yahoo dot com

AmandaSue said...

I have alot of medical conditions that cause me to be nausea all the time, so this would be great to try!

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Erica C. said...

I have a lot of problems with motion sickness...I can't even tolerate being in the back seat of a car for more than 30 minutes so I'd love to try these!

ferriz said...
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ferriz said...

i have a few friends who get terribly seasick and i REALLY want to take a trip to catalina island for my birthday!


danielle b

Diane W said...

I would like this for air travel. I hoping that I can travel without taking over the counter meds that make me sleepy

diane dot wortman at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

We are going to vacation to Mexico early next year. We may need this.

Valerie Taylor Mabrey said...

I would use it for amusement rides that make me ill but still love
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tina reynolds said...

I have a friend who is pregnant and been very sick I think this would be great for her. thanks

Jennifer said...

I would use this because I get really motion sick all the time.

jennylovesjeff (at) hotmail (dot) com

Kathleen Conner said...

I get migraines, and I hope this would help with the nausea

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Nancy said...

I'd like to go on a cruise and these would help me feel more confident!

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laurasloves said...

I would love these as I get motion sickness so easily especially when we take long trips in the car.
laura dot hopelessromantic dot emerson at gmail dot com

Beth said...

I get motion sick more easily than anyone else I know - even at the movie theater! I've tried SeaBands before and would try the new ones, as well as the ginger gum. I haven't done much experimenting with ginger but have heard it helps.

ninamcclain93 said...

i would use it in cedar point!

Brandon Bethea said...

I run a shark-diving project for cancer survivors. I've been wanting to try these, as our clients sometimes get nausea from either chemo treatments or motion sickness.

samf36 said...

My teen daughter get car/boat/anything moving sick and this sound slike it would work great.

caroline said...

I would like to use it when I take the plane.

gatsby1981 at gmail dot com

courtney manders said...

i would like to try sea band because i get random, unexplained nausea sometimes.
merry christmas!
courtney manders

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bbrittbrat1398 said...

I think its a great thing for people who get sea sick often. My family loves to go deep sea fishing so I would love to use it while we're on the boat.

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