Symptoms of “Cyber Sickness”

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I have a strong feeling that I’m experiencing “cyber sickness”. What are your experiences/symptoms with it? How were you able to cure or lesson your “cyber sickness”?

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Anonymous 7 months 2021-03-30T14:35:07+00:00 1 Answer 18 views

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  1. 2021-04-06T06:41:53+00:00
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    Some symptoms of cybersickness are:

    • Nausea
    • Dizziness
    • Eye Strain
    • Headache

    According to healthline.com, here are some things you can do:

    • reducing overall screen time
    • taking frequent breaks to rest your eyes, stretch, and change positioning
    • periodically focusing your eyes on something stable other than the screen
    • avoiding use of multiple screens at one time
    • choosing audio presentations over video when you can
    • choosing audio or printed books over electronic reading material when possible
    • writing notes by hand rather than electronically
    • slowing your scroll speed
    • turning off pop-ups and avoiding flashy displays
    • avoiding heavy foods before long periods of screen time
    • keeping the room ventilated and free of strong odors
    • avoiding electronic screens when in a moving vehicle

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