Causes

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.
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