5 Air Travel Tips To Keep You Healthy When Flying

air travel tips

As fun as traveling can be, air travel can cause a great deal of stress to the body. Aside from the stress of getting to your flight on time, just sitting on the plane as it flies through the air bombards the body with stress. Most people don’t know this, but there’s radiation in the air and the higher the plane goes, the higher your exposure can be (1)! Then there’s the recycled air you have to suck. And don’t even get me started with the low-quality airplane food. What’s more, the airport itself is full of things that can add to your stress load and put you at risk of developing a cascade of health issues.

But fear not! Here’s your ultimate travel guide to keep your body’s stress burden at a minimum while flying.

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Don’t Skimp On This Important Vitamin

If you live in the bay area, flu season is at its peak. Now’s the time you wake up in the morning with that little tingle in your throat or that annoying runny nose. There’s a war going on inside your bodya war between those nasty foreign invaders, such as bacteria, viruses or moldand your immune system.

If you want to help decrease the length of time you may get sick, it’s always a good idea to keep your immune system well supported with nutrients. (more…)