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Travel Health Guides

Included In This Topic Are Tips For Travelling Overseas, And Common Illnesses Which May Be Encountered In Foreign Countries.
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It is important to plan ahead for preventive travel health. This article gives an overview of vaccinations likely to be needed and options for malaria prophylaxis .There are links to more detailed regional advi…

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ALTITUDE SICKNESS - a patient's guide

Altitude sickness is a common problem for mountain climbers and travellers to some areas. A high altitude is considered any height above 2500 metres (8000 feet) because altitude sickness is uncommon at heights…

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JET LAG - a patient's guide

Jet lag is a common problem with international travel but there are measures you can take to help limit the effects. This article details some of the steps you can take before, during and after the flight to he…

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