Motion sickness

Motion sickness can happen from any kind of movement, even movement that is expected or that is only imagined. People tend to get motion sickness due to:

It usually stops as soon as the motion stops.

Although motion sickness is fairly common, and often only a trouble, it may cause problems for people who travel a lot. Fortunately, the more you travel, the more you get used to the motion. There are also things you can do to reduce the chance of getting motion sickness.

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Review Date: 4/9/2018  

Reviewed By: Steven D. Ehrlich, NMD, Solutions Acupuncture, a private practice specializing in complementary and alternative medicine, Phoenix, AZ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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