Healthy Travel Category

Healthy Tips to Healthy Eating When You Travel with Your Child!

Travelling is a kind of stress for a child, so it is better to stick with familiar food.
Make sure you have good cooler, ice packs and a good thermos for hot drinks.
Instead of a high-calorie snack (e.g. chips), bring food from home. Here are some ideas for real food to take on your trip:

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Airplane Ear: What about pain in my ears?

Pain in the ears is the most common medical complaint of airplane passengers. This condition of discomfort is called Airplane Ear or Barotrauma.
Airplane Ear Sygns and Symptoms

Discomfort in the ear;
Ringing in the ear;
Pain in the ear;
Slight hearing loss;
Feeling of fullness or stuffiness in the ear.

These problems can occur in either one ear or in both.
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What is Malaria: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment

Malaria is a serious disease that may lead to death.
Malaria is very common throughout the world. It is now mainly confined to tropical and subtropical regions of Central and South America, sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, and Oceania.
Malaria is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium, which is transmitted via the more...

Things to include in a First-Aid Kit for Traveling

No matter where you are traveling to, you should always carry some sort of medical kit.
A first-aid kit can be purchased from any medical supplier. However, it is cheaper to make it yourself. In addition, self-made medical kit will meet your own special health needs and its contents may vary depending upon the destination, the more...

International Travel: Travel Vaccination Advice

If you are planning to travel internationally, it is important to decide if you need any vaccines.
Travel vaccines can be grouped as those that are required, routine, and recommended.
Routine Vaccinations
Routine vaccines are usually given at all stages of life according to the Immunization Schedule.
Routine vaccines include:

Varicella (chickenpox),
Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib),
Diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis (DTP),
Hepatitis B (HBV),
Measles/mumps/rubella (MMR).

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International Travel: 10 Tips for a Healthy Trip

Here are some suggestions to help ensure you stay healthy when you travel to other countries.

Plan your trip ahead. Have medical and dental check-ups before you leave.
Be aware of local health risks.
Find out which vaccinations you should get.
See your doctor at least 6-8 weeks before you leave, especially if you need vaccination.
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