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What factors affect exercise induced nausea?

The simple answer is "metabolic lactic acidosis". According to Wikipedia, the duration of exercise and intensity (aerobic vs anaerobic) and prior food or drink consumption are the main factors ...
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Do cars with automatic transmission tend to make passengers less car sick than cars with manual transmission?

In order to understand this claim you have to first understand what causes car sickness in the first place. What is basically happening is the motion you sense with your inner ear is different from ...
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How does vortioxetine cause nausea when it inhibits 5HT3-receptors?

Its primary action is as NaSSA (a noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant), not as 5-HT3 inhibitor. If you have a look at e. g. the Wikipedia page (
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Is there some medicine that can safely and reliably cause mild nausea?

Sounds like you have a test to avoid, in which case you can probably just say you are feeling nauseous. If you really want to make yourself (or someone else) feel nauseous, depending on your ...
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I easily get motion sickness/nausea/vomit when riding a bus

Some ways which are said to decrease motion sickness include: Try having ginger candies or ginger tea ginger If possible stare at the horizon or anything that doesn't move(stationary). American ...
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How can caffeine cause nausea?

There are some conflicting results concerning the effect of caffeine on nausea. One study 1 reported that caffeine withdrawal is associated with nausea and vomiting which might suggest that caffeine ...
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Instant nausea when boarding aircraft

It sounds as though you're developing a conditioned response or allergy to some smell of the aircraft insides. Insecticides are used in some international flights but this is prior to disembarkation, ...
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How does vortioxetine cause nausea when it inhibits 5HT3-receptors?

I was mistaken, the 5HT3 inhibitor of Vortioxetine is not responsible for the nausea, see here Its additional antagonism of 5-HT3 receptors may partly counteract gastrointestinal adverse effects but ...
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