Train Sickness Underlying Cause
Motion sickness is caused by excessive, or repetitive, motion.
The sense of balance and equilibrium come from:
- Eyes: senses the body's position and direction of motion
- Inner ear: senses the direction of motion
- Muscle and joint receptors: senses position
- Pressure receptors: they sense which part of the body is supporting weight
The brain and spinal cord organize and interpret all of the information and attempt to create a consistent pattern for body position and movement. Motion sickness occurs because the brain cannot make sense of the signals from the rest of the body.
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