VR Motion Sickness: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention


Following the advancement in technology that has resulted in the use of virtual reality gaming, some people consider this a breakthrough for gaming sessions, while others do not feel too good about it. A virtual reality gaming system provides gamers with an immersive gaming experience where they get to enjoy an out-of-body gaming session. Although engaging in VR games can be quite fun and exciting, some individuals tend to get symptoms of motion sickness such as nausea and vomiting [1], cold sweats, dizziness, headaches, queasiness, and fatigue.

While playing a VR game, no actual motion is generated, but it still results in motion sickness for some people. However, similar techniques required to alleviate and prevent this condition in the real world can also be implemented to fight it in the virtual world. In this article, we will be discussing the causes, treatment, and prevention of virtual reality motion sickness.