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Looking out the window instead might stop you feeling sick, but that doesn’t work for everyone. Vadiar/Shutterstock

Curious Kids: why does reading in the back seat make you feel sick?

When you read in the back seat of the car, your eyes tell your brain you're still. But your ears can sense you're moving. Your eyes and ears are having an argument that your brain is trying to settle.
We don’t tend to realise it, but there are complex processes happening in our body at all times just to keep us upright. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Explainer: how do our bodies balance themselves?

The fact we are almost totally unaware of this elegant reflex is evidence of the superb, undercover work the balance system does for us.
While dizziness might be annoying when mild and infrequent, it can also be severely debilitating and impairing. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Health Check: why do we get dizzy?

It is estimated 30% of the general population have experienced moderate to severe dizziness at least once in their lifetime.

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