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'''Health''' is an issue that affects all travellers, and especially those to off-the-beaten path destinations.
 
'''Health''' is an issue that affects all travellers, and especially those to off-the-beaten path destinations.
 
==Blood Pressure==
 
 
Essential information for those travelling who have high blood pressure.
 
 
For more in-depth information see:
 
 
* [[Blood Pressure]]
 
  
 
==First Aid==
 
==First Aid==
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* [[Malaria]]
 
* [[Malaria]]
 
* [[Mosquitoes]]
 
* [[Mosquitoes]]
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==Conditions==
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Sometimes travel is necessary to have a medical condition treated by a specialist. Other times it is to see family and friends. Those travelling with a health condition may need to take special precautions when travelling. :
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* [[Cancer]]
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* [[Diabetes]]
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* [[Epilepsy]]
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* [[Blood Pressure|High blood pressure]]
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* [[Medication]]
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* [[Oxygen]]
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* [[Pregnancy]]
  
  

Revision as of 21:16, 30 January 2009

    This article is a travel topic

Health is an issue that affects all travellers, and especially those to off-the-beaten path destinations.

First Aid

Basic precautions are important to travel, and a minimal first aid kit should be carried by all travellers.

For more in-depth information see:

Environmental Hazards

Different locations on the Earth may offer unique hazards to travellers, including dangers due to sun and altitude.

For more in-depth information see:

Maladies

Malaria is an important concern in many areas of the world that requires special precautions. Other parts of the world include their own unique disease worries.

For more in-depth information see:

Conditions

Sometimes travel is necessary to have a medical condition treated by a specialist. Other times it is to see family and friends. Those travelling with a health condition may need to take special precautions when travelling. :