Easy Strategies Support Health During Air Travel
Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556)
Each and every time we board an airplane we increase our risk of dehydration, blood clots and increased free radical damage. As a frequent flyer myself, traveling tens of thousands of miles each and every year to lecture at medical conferences, I know the risks can be great. In fact, as I finalize this article, I am on my way to the large, annual A4M conference in Las Vegas that attracts upwards of 3,000 physicians and other health care providers.
We know there are few guarantees in life, yet when we can minimize potential risk we must become attentive to help support our individual wellness journey. So, what is a person to do when traveling by air? Here are some of the common recommendations that my patients follow.