What is the prevalence of motion sickness?

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: Andrew Brainard, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Nearly all people experience motion sickness if given a strong enough motion stimuli. In many typical conditions, such as on cruise ships, the prevalence ranges from 3-60%, depending on the study. [1, 2, 3]


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