by Al Falaq Arsendatama
Imagine falling sick on vacations. Sickness can spoil all fun you have been imagining about your dream destination for couple of months. You will have unusual inconvenience during sickness in a distant place like you won’t find good doctors. However, with certain precautions and following health safety travel tips, health problems can be absolutely avoided. Here are some travel health tips to ensure healthy trips:
General travel safety tips
- While bathing and washing your face, close your mouth tightly to avoid gulping water. The water used for toilets is not safe for drinking. However, it can find its way to accidentally to the intestine.
- Make a list of all foodstuffs to that you are allergic. Avoid consuming such food. Keep a list of all allergic foodstuffs and give it to the cook or waiter at the time of order.
- Say strict NO to intimacy with strangers. Even hugging and formal kissing can invite infections and diseases. Do not even share utensils and utility devices.
Seniors Health Safety Tips for Travel
Senior citizens should take special precautions for food. Avoid eating at the open shops and prefer only certified outlets and hotels. Always keep an extra bottle of mineral water. Carry non-prescription medications that you might need. Carry all medications with you in your hand baggage and not in your luggage.
Infants and Toddlers’ Safety Tips for Healthy Vacations
Parents of Infants and kids must take special care for food and water during the vacations. They should not spend too much time in water to avoid cold. If any sign occurs, immediately consult a good native doctor.
Women’s Travel Safety Tips
Women should take special care while using urinals. Women are more prone to urine infections while on travel by using shared toilets. If you are having menstrual periods, keep enough sanitary pads with you. You should also keep 1-2 re-usable menstrual pads. Keeper cup and tampons are good alternates to look upon, as they are easy to dispose. If you suffer from pains during menstruation, keep some painkillers for emergency use during menstruation. Although medically there is no restriction, refrain from sex during menstruation as a precautionary measure.
Travel Safety Tips for Couples
Couples on honeymoon should keep contraceptive devices handy to avoid any undesired pregnancies. A pack of condoms or pills will easily slip in purse or back pocket.
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