Mal de Débarquement Syndrome (MdDS) or Disembarkment Syndrome is a rare disorder that most often develops following an ocean cruise. Less often, the perceived sensation of motion follows prolonged air or auto travel. More common in women than men, the symptoms of MdDS include a persistent … Continue reading →
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Not all MdDS is triggered by a motion event. Some patients develop MdDS spontaneously, i.e., they lack an identifiable motion event. • Some patients develop MdDS after extended car or train travel, or other motion experience.
• The hallmark symptoms of MdDS are a … Continue reading →
September 27: the walk to Stop the Rock! Pennsylvania, Central Cali and Portland kicked if off today. Supporting walks took place in Northern California and the great Smoky Mountains region on October 4. To see photos, please visit our Facebook page at … Continue reading →
I am – it seems – one of the rarer male cases. I have specific memories of exactly what happened at the time I suddenly started to experience symptoms. It all started one night two years ago while out doing my pizza delivery job, which I have now quit! It was a busy night, and I suddenly … Continue reading →
In September of 2010, my life at 46 was chugging along at a fine pace. My family is lucky enough to take an annual trip to Lake Powell, Utah but the one in 2010 changed my life forever. This particular trip was our 13th and nothing was out of the ordinary, except prior to going I was riding my … Continue reading →
It's been an active year for those living with MdDS and on-going efforts have produced quite a bit of media coverage, listed here for your convenience.
The Doctors (US TV show), “Seasickness on Land?” with Dr. Travis Stork and patient Joy Sheerer.
The Project (AU TV … Continue reading →