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Dr. Tim Conrad
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Does astigmatism cause motion sickness?

Dr. Tim Conrad
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Does astigmatism cause motion sickness?

No: Motion sickness is primarily a problem of the inner ear. Astigmatism has no relationship to this. ...Read more

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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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


Dr. Matthew Goren
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
27 years in practice
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Can motion sickness be related to astigmatism?

Dr. Matthew Goren
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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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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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I wonder,can my dizziness relates to eyes or ears problems?im wearing spectacles due to astigmatism and i think im suffering motion sickness too

Dr. Robert Uyeda
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I wonder,can my dizziness relates to eyes or ears problems?im wearing spectacles due to astigmatism and i think im suffering motion sickness too

Sounds like: vertigo caused by labyrinthitis. Try OTC anti-histamines. If they don't work, it is time to see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Terry Simpson
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Why does reading in the car cause motion sickness?

Dr. Terry Simpson
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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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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
55 years in practice
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Can video games cause motion sickness?

Dr. Albert Pizzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
55 years in practice
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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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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Can movies cause motion sickness?

Dr. Ankush Bansal
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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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Dr. William Gaya
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Motion sickness from train rides. What is the cause of it?

Dr. William Gaya
Board Certified, Neurology
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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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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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What causes severe motion sickness?

Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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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Dr. Alan Ali
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What causes motion sickness?

Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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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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Dr. Milton Mintz
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I have some kind of extreme motion sickness. Little things can cause it and it can last all day and sometimes over night. Please give me tips!

Dr. Milton Mintz
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I have some kind of extreme motion sickness. Little things can cause it and it can last all day and sometimes over night. Please give me tips!

See ENT specialist: If no answers try neurologist with interest in mobility. Periods normal? ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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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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