NASA's program is one of making one nauseated by spinning and learning to
control it anyway.
----- Original Message -----
From: Thomas E. Boismier, M.P.H. <boismier at fwi.com>
To: <audiolog at net.bio.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 10, 1999 1:49 PM
Subject: Re: Tullio effect
> I doubt that NASA's anti-nausea routines would help with the brief
> vertigo that folks with the Tulio phenomenon experience.
>> NASA (and the military) primarily use amphetamines, Phenergan and
> scopolamine (for the 50% of space travelers who spend the first 24-48
> hours in flicght sick as the proverbial dog...). Surely you aren't
> suggesting taking these kinds of meds daily to avoid noise induced
>> NASA also tries to predict and weed out those most likely to get
> space-sick (won't help the Tulio patient...) and uses gradually
> increasing exposure to habituate the response. No research has been done
> that I'm aware of to habituate vertigo in Tulio cases. True Tulio is
> rare though, so it would be a difficult study to do.
>> Ron Blue wrote:
> > NASA developed procedures to reduce nausea associated with space
> > that may help your client.
> Thomas E. Boismier, M.P.H.
> Director of The Balance Care Center,
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