Why car sickness? Who is prone to motion sickness?

Video content is professionally consulted by a Doctor of Examination & Internal Medicine - Vinmec Central Park International General Hospital

Some symptoms of motion sickness include: Nausea, vomiting; Cold, sweaty person.

To put it simply, at the same time, the 3 systems that help keep the body's balance send conflicting information to the brain. The vestibular and visual systems tell the brain if it's moving, changing direction, or accelerating/decelerating, while the depth-sensing system sends a signal to the brain that it's sitting still. This makes the brain "confused" when receiving information, so it reacts incorrectly, thereby causing motion sickness, nausea, fatigue, sweating...
Motion sickness is not a disease, with questions In the question "who is prone to motion sickness?", Specialist Doctor I Dao Duy Khoa said: Women are more susceptible to motion sickness than men, especially during pregnancy and menstruation. In addition, children aged 2-12 are also very susceptible to motion sickness. People 50 years of age and older rarely get motion sickness.
Particularly, drivers will not get motion sickness because: Always look into the distance, reducing information about visual movement. They are the ones who directly respond to movement, so they reduce the degree of conflict of the 3 balance systems in the body.

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