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Traveling with Heart Disease

Traveling is stressful in general, and for those with heart disease it can pose an even bigger challenge. But having heart problems doesn’t necessarily mean you have to miss out on the next family vacation or island getaway. With proper preparation and care, travelers with heart disease can easily enjoy a comfortable and healthy vacation alongside their loved ones. Here…

The time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s can derail even the most meticulous diet and exercise plan, especially if you’re traveling to another city or country to visit your family. You’ll have unexpected obligations, unfamiliar surroundings, and – if your family is anything like mine – giant holiday meals to contend with during those six festive weeks. However, if you…

business travel

We often look at those who get to jet off to new and exotic locations on a regular basis with envy, even if their travels are for work. For those who don’t have the ability to frequently travel, being able to visit new places and cultures is an absolute luxury. But, a study recently published in the journal Environment and…

Legroom: A Critically Important Factor When Traveling

Some say it’s not the destination; it’s the journey that matters. However, for air travelers, that’s rarely the case these days, particularly when you take into consideration the fact that we seem to be living in an era of The Incredible Shrinking Legroom. These days, many view air travel as a necessary evil; they just want to get to their destination as soon as possible.

Clean Plane

The fact that we can hop on a plane and fly to virtually any destination in the world is pretty amazing—but that doesn’t mean airplanes don’t have their setbacks. Flying can take a big toll on our physical well-being, sometimes causing travelers to get sick by the time they get to their destination. Not a pleasant side effect. Although many…

Sitting for long periods of time while traveling, whether by airplane, train or car, can increase a traveler’s risk for developing a blood clot.  Research shows that this low-activity situation and the environmental conditions of a plane increase a person’s risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT is the formation of blood clots in your veins, usually in the legs…

One thing that‘s most likely NOT on your holiday wish list this year is Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT), but if cialis effect on blood pressure you are going to be traveling for any significant periods of time, you are at risk for developing one. Regardless of your age or physical health, you are susceptible to these blood clots that form…

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