Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS) is a neurological disorder . The individual experiences a sense of motion – such as rocking or swaying. Generally MdDS occurs after a person has travelled on a ship, but may occur after exposure to other motion such as plane travel.
The most recent data compiled from the MdDS Australian Community indicates:
- 69% is from cruising
- 26% is from air travel
- 5% is spontaneous – such as surgery.