Categories for Travel Medicine

The Great British Heatwave

Heatwave

How to stay on top form and reduce chances of heatstroke

This week we are seeing temperatures soar to up to 37C in some parts of the country. British summer time usually sees highs of around 27C, this incredible 10C increase will see many of us struggling to sleep, losing our appetites and dehydrating. How can you keep on top of staying cool during the record-breaking heatwave? We look into how to reduce your chances of heatstroke and dehydration this weekend in the summer sun.        Read more

Health on Holiday – Staying Healthy by the Pool

Holiday

A recent study showed that over 3% of the population find themselves under the weather as soon as they hit the “Out of office” button, but what makes leisure sickness a very real problem to tackle? What can you do to ensure you protect yourself before stepping off the plane on holiday and what do you do if you do get sick?        Read more

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