Summary

  • Common condition provoked by transportation or visual motion.
  • Characterized by nausea/vomiting, possibly accompanied by other symptoms such as dizziness or headache.
  • Controlled breathing is helpful during episodes.
  • Drug therapy includes antimuscarinics or antihistamines, both of which may have significant adverse effects (notably drowsiness) and impede habituation.
  • Habituation (desensitization) and cognitive behavioral therapy may be useful for people who must undergo repeated provocative motion (e.g., for their occupations).

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