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Does astigmatism cause motion sickness?

Does astigmatism cause motion sickness?

Astigmatism & Motion: Astigmatism can cause refractive double vision or streaks and that in some cases can cause vision disturbances which can lower the threshold in a susceptible individual for simulating motion sickness. ...Read more

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Motion Sickness (Definition)

A symptom where one feels sick to your stomach because there is a discrepancy in his visual stimuli and the stimuli perceived by the ...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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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 to do if I have headache, dizzyness, motion sickness. Possible causes?

What to do if I have headache, dizzyness, motion sickness. Possible causes?

Inner ear: Look up benign positional vertigo, it can be associated with a recent upper respiratory infection, ear infection, or sometimes a viral infection. Something over the counter as simple as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25 to 50mg every 4 to 6 hours can help, caution, the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can cause you to become sleepy. This may help at night if you are having trouble sleeping. This should resolve in the next 1-2 weeks. F/u PCP. ...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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Can movies cause motion sickness?

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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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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Can video games cause motion sickness?

Can video games cause motion sickness?

Motion sickness: Yes certain video games can cause motion sickness in suseptable persons. ...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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What can cause headaches, motion sickness and dizziness?

What can cause headaches, motion sickness and dizziness?

Most commonly: You are mentioning three characteristics of migraine, and if these symptoms plague you, a visit to a headache specialist could result in medication intervention which could control your problems. ...Read more

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Randomly developed nausea and motion sickness even while driving my own car. What could cause this?

Randomly developed nausea and motion sickness even while driving my own car. What could cause this?

Motion sickness: Balance is maintained by an interaction between the ears, eyes, neck, and cerebellum. It sounds like you are having worsening motion sickness or mal de barquement syndrome which is thought to be from imbalanced input from the ears and eyes. Suggest eye exam and vng/vemp from ent. Pt is useful for unilateral vestibular weakness and motion sickness. ...Read more

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What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and migrain headache?

We don't know: The exact cause of migraine is still controversial and gaps in our understanding remain. Accompanying symptoms such as phonophobia, photophobia, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and blurred vision, as well as autonomic phenomena of conjunctival
injection, lacrimation and lid edema are common and individual.
It is manageable, see a headache specialist or orofacial pain. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause motion sickness?

Can a sinus infection cause motion sickness?

Yes: The sinus infection and cause of it can lead to fluid or inner ear infection causing motion sickness. ...Read more

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Does blurry vision cause motion sickness while driving?

Does blurry vision cause motion sickness while driving?

Not typically: Motion sickness is usually related to inner ear problems and should be evaluated by an ear nose and throat specialist. Car sickness has been related to risk of migraine headaches. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Astigmatism (Definition)

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