Demystifying Medicine Video

This video presents an overview of the mechanisms of motion sickness and why it affects a third of the population. Furthermore, the video discusses a few common remedies frequently recommended to those suffering from motion sickness. All remedies mentioned in the video should be used/practiced with caution as side effects may vary from individual to individual. Therefore, it is advised that you consult your family physician prior to partaking in any of the mentioned activities/remedies. Though the general information is provided in the video, if there are any further questions you may have, please refer to the resources we have linked in the description. Motion sickness affects many households, if not you, it may be a family member. Instead of just suffering the unknown, let's tackle motion sickness together!

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