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Motion Sickness (Definition)

Motion-sickness is a symptom where one feels sick to his stomach because there is a discrepancy in his visual stimuli and the stimuli perceived by his ...Read more


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Can motion sickness be related to astigmatism?

Can motion sickness be related to astigmatism?

No: I am unaware of an association except that both are extremely common. ...Read more

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Why does reading in the car cause motion sickness?

Why does reading in the car cause motion sickness?

Motion: Yoir brain is compensating for ye movement of the car as you strain to read so it is like being tossed on a vessel at sea. ...Read more

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Can movies cause motion sickness?

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. ...Read more

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Motion sickness from train rides. What is the cause of it?

Motion sickness from train rides. What is the cause of it?

Motion sickness : Motion sickness can occur when ever your body is in motion or subjected to acceleration / deceleration forces. The vestibular organs in the brain will sense motion. Some patients are more susceptible than others. In particular patients with migraines are predispose to develop this type of reaction. If severe check with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes severe motion sickness?

What causes severe motion sickness?

Motion sickness: Cause is still debated but it is basically a conflict between sensory systems. For example, car sickness is caused by your eyes (which are looking at interior of car and environment is not moving) whereas the fluid in your ear (maintains balance) feels motion of the car. ...Read more

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What causes motion sickness?

What causes motion sickness?

Motion sickness: One theory is that it functions as defense mechanism against neurotoxins. The area postrema in the brain is responsible for inducing vomiting when poisons are detected, & for resolving conflict between vision & balance. When feeling motion but not seeing it, the inner ear transmits to the brain that it senses motion, but the eyes tell the brain that everything is still, hence brain responds by vo. ...Read more

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Astigmatism (Definition)

Astigmatism is an eye condition that causes blurry vision because the eye is unable to focus light to a point and thus unable to produce a sharp ...Read more


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