General Article Travel health advice from Dr Felicity Nicholson, Trailfinders Travel Clinic

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When it comes to going on holiday, most holidaymakers finish their planning once they find their passport. However, new research has revealed that we need to become savvier when it comes to thinking about our holiday health. We forfeit travel insurance for magazines at the airport and often don’t consider any health issues that could arise while we’re away.
With large numbers of people travelling further afield to more exotic locations in search of sun and adventure, the need to think about staying healthy is even more important.

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New research1 has shown that Brits are seriously unprepared for their holidays, especially when it comes to considering their health. Six in ten adults have admitted to falling ill whilst on holiday, which is unsurprising as health comes in at the bottom of the list of concerns after being robbed (27%) and the flight crashing (23%). Concerns about different food, water or environment mean the top destinations Brits perceive as hig...

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