AIR TRAVEL AND YOUR HEALTH
What is a phobia?
A phobia is severe worry or panic about certain activities, objects or situations. The most Common Phobias are:
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Blood clots, also called deep vein thrombosis (DVT), can be a serious risk for long-haul flight travelers.
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What Are Malaria Pills?
Malaria Pills are drugs that you can take to treat malaria or to help prevent malaria from infecting you if you are travelling to malaria – risk area.
You can take medicine to treat malaria. You can also take medicine to prevent malaria and to make it less likely you’ll get the disease.
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A travel health clinic is an office staffed by doctors and nurses who have a special interest in travel and tropical medicine. Service involves providing immunizations, furnishing necessary medications, and counseling patients on health and safety risks specific to their destination.
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International travel before the pandemic was, to some extent a highly organized industry: you could book a flight months in advance and feel confident that borders would stay open by the time you departed.
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A fit to travel certificate is a medical certificate written by a doctor that confirms your medically fit to fly.
It's important that you're fit to fly, especially if you’re pregnant, are ill or have been injured.
Airlines generally advise passengers with health issues to liaise with their treating physician in order to clarify their fitness to fly. In special cases, it may also be necessary to request medical clearance and a fitness to fly certificate.
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Generally, travelers with stable, ongoing disabilities should prepare for an international trip in much the same way as any other traveler would. However, if you have a disability and are planning an international trip,
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Traveling with children will require extra thought and planning. Many travel-related vaccinations and preventive medicines that are used for adults are not recommended for young children.
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No one wants to miss or postpone a trip, but there are times when staying home might be best for health reasons. First, evaluate your health or the health of those traveling with you by using the guide below.
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If you are pregnant, consult with both your obstetrician and a travel medicine doctor before making any travel decisions. Depending on your stage of pregnancy, preexisting medical conditions, and travel plans,
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