There are so many things to talk about when it comes to travel and health. From vaccinations to the latest homeopathic remedies to dealing with jet lag, the topics are almost endless.
Since we’re travel advisors, not healthcare experts, we don't want to make any health-related recommendations, but we can share information that we find interesting and/or useful. Of course, before making any decisions related to your healthcare routine, please consult your trusted healthcare professional.
Do You Need a Vaccine?
With the recent measles outbreak, people have been discussing vaccinations more than ever. If you’re planning to travel—domestically or internationally—it’s important to understand your personal risks.
According to an article by The Health Edge, “Many diseases that are exceedingly rare in this country can still be more prevalent in other areas. In some instances even travel domestically can require a closer look at your immunization history …”
For more information, read the full article.
Homeopathic Travel Tips
On the other end of the spectrum, let’s talk about natural medicine remedies that are great for travel. Arnica, for example, helps to alleviate those pesky aches and pains that may result from sitting on planes and sleeping in hotel beds.
Essential oils can be helpful, too. For us, personally, doTERRA's On Guard beadlets have definitely helped us remain healthy while traveling—even when we’re surrounded by a bunch of coughing and sneezing people.
Of course, when it comes to homeopathic remedies, it’s always smart to consult an expert.
No More Jet Lag!?
What if you could travel without experiencing jet lag?
Good news! Sleep experts are currently working on developing technology that could minimize (or even eradicate?) this annoying aspect of travel.
Check out this study by sleep scientists to learn more.
Maintain Your Diet, Even on Vacation
Are dietary restrictions making travel a pain? As travel advisors, we can help you find destinations, hotels and restaurants that meet your needs.
In addition, here's an article with some practical tips and tricks you can employ on your next vacation.