The long-awaited holidays have finally arrived and are you leaving? Whether you go to the sea, to the mountains, to the lake or to visit some foreign country, it may happen that some slight unforeseen health hinders your plans a bit. So here is everything you need to know to prevent some small problems from ruining your holidays.
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The long-awaited holidays have finally arrived and are you leaving? Whether you go to the sea, to the mountains, to the lake or to visit some foreign country, it can happen (obviously we do not wish it) that some slight unforeseen health hinders your plans a little. So here's all what you need to know to prevent some little problems can spoil your vacation.
Even on vacation, the pitfalls are around the corner but you shouldn't get too excited, the important thing is to know how to deal with any situation in the best possible way and then leave in peace, sure to always have with you all the most suitable remedies.
The World Association for Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders has compiled a ranking of 5 most common diseases that appear in the summer. These are skin infections, gastrointestinal infections and diarrhea, allergies from insect bites, contact reactions and finally heat stroke.
We have broadened a bit to a range of other problems that could ruin your vacation, we present 25:
Hemorrhoids are undoubtedly a problem that can get in the way of holiday relaxation. Pain, discomfort, itching and difficulty sitting are the symptoms most feared by those dealing with this problem. If you suffer from hemorrhoids, don't forget to take the most effective natural remedies with you on vacation to solve the problem.
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Stings from wasps and ticks
Since on vacation you are often outdoors, it is easier to find yourself struggling with wasp and tick stings. Nothing serious (unless you have allergies) but certainly annoying, especially if it happens to children. You can act with natural remedies both against wasp stings and how to act in case of tick bites.
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On holiday we often eat away from home or buy food at the supermarket which, for reasons of force majeure, remain in the sun and warm for some time. Here then is that it is possible to find yourself struggling with food poisoning. To avoid the risk it is good follow some simple rules of hygiene such as shopping at the end of the day, using thermal bags to take lunch with you, not overfilling the fridge and not leaving it too open, etc.
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Jellyfish or weever stings
In addition to wasps and ticks, other animals that can ruin a beautiful day of vacation are jellyfish and weevers. Jellyfish stings are painful and annoying but can be alleviated by using some natural remedies that are always best to take with you when spending time by the sea: bicarbonate, aloe vera gel, essential oils or other.
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At the sea but also in the mountains, you have to be particularly careful about sunburn, especially in the little ones. So avoid the hottest times and put adequate sunscreen or a special anti-UV clothing. However, if you have not been able to avoid some minor burns, also in this case it is good to have simple but effective natural remedies at hand including aloe gel, olive oil or simple potato peel.
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With too much sun and heat there is also a risk of being faced with sunstrokes or heat stroke. Unfortunately, it is often children who suffer from it because of their reduced body surface, which does not allow adequate transpiration and thermoregulation, are more subject to it. Also in this case a few simple rules can avoid the problem: do not turn in the hottest hours, drink plenty of water and wear your hair.
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Those with the most sensitive skin can suffer from sunburn in the summer, or see one appear skin rash in one or more areas of the body made of itchy bubbles and general redness. To prevent the problem one must try to do not overdo it with sun exposure excessively prolonged and choose a sunscreen suitable for your skin type.
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When you change your environment and you are no longer in the family home, it is easy to have problems with constipation. Classic problem of those who go on vacation and no longer have their bathroom available for their daily routine. Often after the first few days the intestine is regularized by itself but if this does not happen, some can be used effective natural remedies for constipation.
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Those who go on vacation by car but also by ship or plane could suffer from travel sickness it can also lead to vomiting. No fear! Motion sickness and seasickness can also be kept at bay with some natural remedies such as ginger.
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The change of location and temperature, travel fatigue and different habits can lead to headaches or migraines even on vacation. Instead of resorting to pain medications right away, try i natural remedies such as peppermint essential oil.
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Back pain can unfortunately also appear on vacation as a result of wrong movements, lifting weights, blows of air, etc. Sufferers of this problem should try to be careful and if anything deal with it with the help of some natural remedies to use immediately at the first symptoms. For example, an arnica ointment to be massaged several times a day on painful areas is excellent.
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Cystitis is an infection that can appear even on vacation, perhaps because you go to swimming pools or sports centers, public places, etc. Then take it with you in your natural first aid kit glycerine macerate of echinacea or bearberry and mallow to prepare an herbal tea.
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Candida is a fungus that can definitely ruin the holidays if it decides to proliferate during the summer. In women, the most frequent symptoms of candida are evident in the vagina with severe itching, pain during sexual intercourse and discharge. Very important follow a diet that limits sugars very much in favor of fresh and seasonal food but also atake specific probiotics and natural antifungal remedies.
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Herpes is an infection caused by a virus that can remain dormant for long periods and manifest itself at the most inopportune moments such as holidays after perhaps having passed a period of stress or fatigue at work. Herpes usually tends to disappear on its own within a few days but to speed up the process you can use some natural remedies such as lemon juice or tea tree oil.
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Mycosis of the nails
On holiday by the sea or wherever you go to swimming pools it is possible, if you do not pay some attention to where you put your feet, to see mycosis appear on the nails. Those responsible for this problem are mainly fungi, so even on vacation it is good to keep the best natural antifungal remedies at hand such as essential oils, bicarbonate, salt and lemon.
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Allergies do not discount even on vacation, on the contrary by spending more time in the open air the situation in some cases could worsen (obviously it all depends on the type of allergy you suffer from). However, it is possible to resort to some natural remedies suitable for limiting the release of histamine from our body. These include ribes nigrum, vitamin C, green tea and Omega 3s.
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Even in summer, streptococcus can affect (especially children) and cause annoying symptoms that vary depending on the species of bacterium that has taken root and the place in the body where it occurs. The most frequent situation is the one in which you find yourself struggling with a pharyngitis. To make sure of the presence of streptococcus it is better to take a throat swab and then follow the treatment prescribed by the doctor.
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Candida can occur not only in the intimate parts or intestines but also in the oral cavity with the appearance of white spots on the tongue or in other areas of the mouth. In this case we speak of thrush, very common in infants who have not yet developed the immune system, but which can also appear in adults. Often specific probiotics to spread on the tongue but also of the simple yogurt or coconut oil they can solve the problem quickly.
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Intimate hair removal
When leaving for the holidays, women do not give up on a perfect intimate hair removal that allows them to participate together with the others in the famous "costume test". But beware of total intimate hair removal, or the so-called Brazilian waxing. A study has in fact highlighted its danger as it completely eliminates the pubic hair it exposes the vaginal canal more to attack by microorganisms.
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Panic attacks, when present, do not give discounts even on vacation. Especially during the travel by car, plane or ship but also in closed or too crowded places. How can we deal with them? There are many natural solutions to experiment with such as the Bach flower mix Rescue Remedy, theessential oil of lavender or relaxing herbal teas based on lime, passion flower and hawthorn.
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There can be many causes for the onset of dizziness even on vacation: low blood pressure due to heat, neck, ear infections but also anxiety and panic attacks. Of course, in order to stem the problem, it is necessary to understand its origin. If the situation persists, see a doctor.
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When you are on vacation you often change your usual diet for logistical reasons, perhaps because you eat quickly what happens on the beach or because you exaggerate a bit by taking advantage of the greedy menus of hotels and tourist villages or aperitifs on the beach where you they mix many foods together. Here then you can suffer from a swollen stomach. Drink plenty of water, avoid very fatty or fried foods, and prefer fresh fruit and vegetables and seasonal are certainly the key rules for deflating.
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Not only schools, kindergartens and sports centers can be places that easily carry lice but also campsites, hotels and vacation spots. So beware of these annoying little insects. There are natural preventive treatments that can keep head lice at bay neem oil, essential oils, or vinegar.
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Those who are planning a vacation abroad, especially if in some areas, may have to face a very common problem: traveler's diarrhea. This problem is most often caused by a bacterium, theEscherichia coli and resolves within a few days using specifics probiotics. It is therefore better to always carry an escort with you in the case of trips abroad.
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On vacation it can happen to get injured with objects of different kinds, perhaps falling. If the problem is contained, one can intervene simply by disinfecting the wounds and using some remedies that promote faster healing.
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