While On Vacation, Do Not Ignore Your Health!

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After waiting all year, you deserve that well won vacation. Your energy from the New Year has now become tired and you deserve to enjoy the escape that a holiday offers you.

Many health problems can be of concern, these can be placed in 2 catagories:

  1. Diabetes, high blood pressure, heart and vascular disorders, and chronic conditions that require the use of regular medication.
  2. Sun burns, diarrhea, fluid loss, infection, trauma and accidents can be a source of concern whilst at your holiday resort as well as acute ailments.

While on vacation, do not ignore your health!

You go on holiday knowing if you have any chronic current ailments you can take your medication with you. Your existing heart condition, high blood pressure or diabetes have been pre-holiday checked and you know your present status.You know about the drugs you are takıng along with you for your health and well being.

As the weather gets warmer and the sun’s rays get hotter, staying in the sun a long time can cause severe fluid loss. Excessive fluid loss causes a decrease in blood pressure,often dizziness and fainting, and in severe cases can lead to heart failure. You must drink plenty of fluids and sun protection is vitally important. This is especially true between the hours of 11:00 to 15:00 when you must be careful to protect yourself from sunburn, using a multi factor sunscreen at all times to protect your skin.

When travelling to different countries or regions you wıll encounter different bacterial flora. Travelers’ diarrhea (diarrhea), conjunctivitis, otitis, and cystitis are the most common infectious diseases. Different foods and different bacterial flora are the most important causes of diarrhea for tourists.

Ensuring are that you eat in places that are clean, ensure that you regularly wash your hands particularly when visiting the toilet are so important when away from home.

Conjunctivitis (eye), and otitis media (ear) inflammation are emerging diseases, which often emerge when you are using a pool or going in the sea. The use of goggles, and of ear cleaning is important.

An accident is an error or event that occurs that can then lead to negative consequences. The majority of times you do not think about the things you do, you run not thinking you are going to fall, but you do with consequences. You cut an apple and do not think you will cut your hand. Of course pay attention to what you are doing and this might avoid an accident by 50%, listen and be aware of your bodys reactions.

We hope you have a healthy and happy holiday.