How to Prevent Nausea and Headaches in VR


Many people are suffering from nausea and headaches after they have been experiencing virtual reality. There are many thing you can do so you can ease this problem, and enjoy VR. These guide will provide you couple tips how you can successfully solve this problem. Follow this steps:

Step 1. Consider taking a break every few minutes.

  • ■ You should always take a break when you are using VR headset, because using it for too long will cause you problems. After every 20-25 minutes make a short brake of 5 minutes. This way you will rest your eyes, release them from stress and prevent any further headaches.
Step 2. Try to move your eyes less.

  • ■ The thing is that you should try to look straighter, and avoid looking other objects around you. If you succeed to keep your eyes fixed to the middle of the screen you will definitely avoid headaches.
Step 3. Adjust the lenses

  • ■ It’s very important to adjust and calibrate your lenses so your focus can be clear. If the focus is blurry that will cause your problems.
Step 4. Be still while you are playing

  • ■ You will get dizzy if you move too much while you are playing a VR games.
Step 5. Make the proper upgrade for your PC

  • ■ If your PC has lower frames than required you will be more exposed to headaches. To avoid this upgrade your PC hardware.
Step 6. When available use Q-E in games.

  • ■ With pressing Q or E you can turn easily your character.
Step 7. When you move your character use lowest speed.

  • ■ Lower your FOV. This way you will avoid nausea.

Step 8. Avoid games that make you sick.

Step 9. Lower the brightness.

Step 10. Consume products that are containing ginger.

  • ■ This ingredient will definitely help you with motion sickness.
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