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can movies cause motion sickness?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Jerky frame movements, rapidly flashing lights, fast action (like car chases), and movements like roller coaster or falling sequences can cause motion sickness in some people, especially if the visual takes up more & more of your field of vision in which you lose your fixed frames of reference and so your brain is confused about position and gravity.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If there is significant action.
Answered on Mar 23, 2013

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