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11.8.2 Motion Sickness


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Motion sickness Causes

Motion sickness is caused by continued stimulation of the inner ear which controls balance.

Symptoms are progressive and include problems such as:

  • Over salivation.
  • Perspiring heavily.
  • Feeling nauseous and disoriented.
  • A tendency to vomit.

In extreme cases if the air sickness becomes severe a pilot can be incapacitated.