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Why Do We Get Car Sick?
Greg Foot answers a viewer's burning question by explaining the role of the inner ear.
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Key Facts In This Video
Motion sickness is also known as kinetosis. 00:27
Motion sickness occurs when your brain gets conflicting signals from your eyes and inner ear. 00:39
As your head moves, fluid in the semicircular canals in your ears stimulated hair cells that send signals of motion to the brain. 01:29
Here's Why Flying Makes You Feel Sick
Nausea, swelling feet, and dehydration...oh my! Discover why air travel can make some people feel so terrible.