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Woman seasick for almost a decade

30th June 2010

A woman who went on a week-long Mediterranean cruise has developed a syndrome that has left her feeling seasick for nine years.

Jane Houghton, 46, from Warrington, Cheshire, suffers from the rare Mal de Debarqument Syndrome which causes sufferers to feel the effects of bobbing about on a rough sea. She developed the condition during the trip to Palma, Spain, in June 2001, and has still not got her land legs back. After months of research, specialists at the National Hospital for Neurology in London confirmed her condition.


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