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Malaria prevention is better than malaria cure

What can be more disappointing than a vacation, spoilt by the health problems? One of the most dangerous diseases is malaria. To safe yourself and your dearest and nearest from it, you should pay enough attention and spend enough time preparing for your travel. It is widely known that prevention is better than cure. Thus, why not to use the folk wisdom and do your best to prevent malaria, before it is too late?

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Symptoms of malaria - be on your guard

In the middle of your vacation, when the fun is in full swing, you feel that something is wrong with your health. Naturally, it often happens that we chose some unusual and exotic places for our holidays. Remember that one of the most dangerous diseases in some of the southern countries is malaria. Thus, if you feel flue-like symptoms, do not hesitate to visit a doctor. It will not harm you even if your fears turn out to have no reason.

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Do not let altitude sickness spoil your vacation in the mountains

Whether you are planning to spend your vacation in the mountains or you are going to visit a high-altitude destination as a part of your travel, there is always a threat of the altitude sickness to occur. To deal successfully with the problem, in order not to get any harmful effects for your health, you should possess enough information about this rather unusual disease.

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Motion sickness bands - get rid of the disturbing malady

What can be worse than a travel ruined by the motion sickness? You have planned everything so thoroughly, chosen the best place in the world, so that the coming vacation promises to be a sweet dream. When, oh, no.... You get dizzy, sweating, feel nausea, the adventurous spirit is crashed. Neither you nor your companions have any idea what to do... However, you could easily avoid all this troubles, if you had a motion sickness band in your bag!

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What is the main jet lag remedy?

Some people do not take jet lag seriously, but if you have ever tried to close a business deal, give a lecture, drive around or simply enjoy your vacation after crossing time zones, and you were forced to deal with disorientation, exhaustion, confusion and stupor, you know this condition can have serious consequences.

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Jet lag symptoms and treatments

Many travelers lose the enjoyment of a day or more of their vacation because of their inability to avoid jet lag. Anyone who has ever flown is likely to have experienced some degree of time zone change disorder, commonly known as jet lag. Until recently, jet lag was not treated as a medical condition. It is now included as one of the 84 known or suspected sleep disorders and affects millions of people each year. Do not let this happen to you when you visit South East Asia, Far East of Russia, Hawaii or other remote paradise places.

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Fungal infections - don't let them spoil the fun!

The word fungus sounds gross and unpleasant to most of us. What is more, we may feel embarrassed talking about it, as we wrongly associate it with the lack of hygiene. In fact, it is very useful for a traveler to know about it, since, on our way to the place of our dreamlike vacation, we will have to visit many of other more prosaic places, like airports, hotels and bus stations. As it turns out, fungi are everywhere -- in the air, dust and soil. Logically, if you do not want them to spoil the fun, learn how to fight them.

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Airborne bacteria ? travellers, watch out!

An airborne illness can turn your vacation into a disaster. However, if there is a problem, there is always a solution. Although you can not completely protect yourself from becoming infected with an airborne illness, you can block most of the germs from entering your body by following the simple suggestions to protect yourself and your family and to make your vacation go as you wish.

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Bacterial infection treatment ? simple tips for the travellers

A good traveler is not just a person who knows where to go, how to get there and what to do! A good traveler needs to possess some common knowledge about a great number of things. Medical knowledge is by far one of the most important ones here. Naturally, there is no need for you to have a degree in medicine, the only thing you need is to find out what is most likely to be a threat for you. In many cases it is a bacterial infection, we are so used to them that sometimes we can underestimate the danger.

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Do not let fungal nail be a part of your vacation

'Am I really on vacation?'- You keep on asking yourself, sitting in your hotel room all alone. Why is that so? You are simply embarrassed to go out to the beach. People find funny-looking nails embarrassing, at least in part, since the expression fungal nails sounds contagious and as if they are caused by poor hygiene, which is in fact a mistake!! Why do they appear then? This is what you actually should find out!

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SARS ? sounds as rather striking

SARS. These four letters should sound as a warning to us, especially to those, who have or are going to travel to the areas, where the disease is spreading. Although the reported cases of the SARS are not numerous in comparison with such common diseases as flu or pneumonia, we should remember that this is a new kind of disease, likely to keep some really unpleasant secrets. Additionally, each life is so precious that we should be careful enough not to risk our and other people's lives.

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