Travelling to different temperatures and locations overseas can render you to disease and health threat. You should be conscious of the risks and how to stay healthy.
Diseases which aren’t present in the UK such as yellow fever, malaria, rabies and dengue fever are frequent in some areas of the world.
Inoculation and immunizations
Visit your GP as soon as possible to check if you need any vaccinations or other preventive measures.
Universal travel health tips
You should also make extra arrangements if you have an existing medical condition.
•    Take out sufficient Travel Insurance or you could face a huge medical bill if you fall ill and need treatment
•    Get a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) to permit you to free or inexpensive healthcare in European countries
•    Check the health segment of our country travel advice before you travel
•    Drink plenty of water in hot climates to avoid sunstroke
•    Be safe in the sun – use a high-factor sunscreen and avoid too much sunbathing between 11am – 3pm
•    Find out the local emergency services numbers and the number of the local hospital
•    Follow safe sex – take condoms with you as eminence varies in different countries. HIV and Aids, and other sexually passed on diseases can be caught worldwide.
Long-distance journeys
•    Don’t wear tight clothing on long-distance trips
•    Do regular stretching exercises such as flexing and expanding your ankles to avoid blood and circulation problems
•    Walk round at regular intervals on long flights
•    Drink plenty of water on flights and avoid drinking too much alcohol.
Consult your doctor before long-distance travel if you:
•    are pregnant or have given birth in the last 6 months
•    have a history of blood disorders, deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism
•    are taking hormonal medicine
•    have cancer, heart problems or have recently had surgery.

If you have a pre-existing medical condition
•    Tell your travel insurer about your state
•    Ask your doctor how the trip may affect you
•    Check local circumstances such as climate and pollution levels and consider how you might be exaggerated
•    Carry a doctor’s letter and a print of any prescriptions
•    Make sure your medicine is legal in the country you are visiting
•    Learn key words and axioms in the local language for your state, medication and urgent situation help
•    If you bear from a mental illness you should be aware that facilities and local approach to mental health problems may differ.