Motion sickness or kinetosis is a common condition which occurs in people during travel on planes, automobiles, trains and especially on boats at sea. It even occurs during exposure to moving scenes in virtual reality games and is characterised by symptoms of dizziness, nausea and fatigue which can progress to vomiting. Motion sickness is essentially a disturbance of the inner ear and occurs when the body is subjected to repetitive movements whereby there is conflict in the brain about what is visually perceived and the inner ears’ sense of movement.

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