Mal de debarquement syndrome

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What is mal de debarquement syndrome?

Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (or MdDS) is an imbalance or rocking/swaying sensation often both "felt" and "seen" by the sufferer that occurs after exposure to motion (most commonly after a sea cruise or a flight); it is also sometimes called space motion syndrome.

Common symptoms reported by people with mal de debarquement syndrome

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Treatments taken by people with mal de debarquement syndrome

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Who has mal de debarquement syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 5
40s 7
50s 15
60s 7
70+ 5
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 7
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

88% Female
13% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 11
Not Diagnosed 8

These charts show data from mal de debarquement syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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