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A trip can become a nightmare instead of a pleasure for some minor incidents can become very annoying and even some gravity (shots). Should be proactive. We collect some tips.
Vaccination and other precautions. If you are traveling to certain countries with irrigation, should be planned well in advance, as there are certain vaccines that require time to develop immunity. We must be clear about the risks of the specific area to which it is (not the same Sao Paulo in Brazil to its Amazon jungle). These risks must take precautions against yellow fever and typhoid, hepatitis A and B, malaria, etc.. In Spain, Overseas Health (under the Ministry of Health) reports on the subject, the site of the WHO international vaccination is also very useful. We must be clear if you need vaccines and deadlines.
Water. Drinking tap water in some countries causes serious imbalances in the health of travelers. Precautions should be careful with cubes, are even washing teeth!. Also worth noting that although the boiled water is better, this does not always eliminate the problems.
Altitude sickness. The people of these places where the altitude plays a trick on passengers (a very popular event is the capital of Mexico) recommends following the three “Cs” Eat little, walk slowly and the bed by himself. Should not drink alcohol, take a deep breath and relax. Avoid any activity that requires a greater demand for blood and oxygen.
European health card. If you make a trip to a European Union country do not forget to take the European health card which replaces the old form E1-11. Is obtained at any Social Security office upon presentation of their Social Security Primer.
Medical checkup. If you have questions about your health, it is advisable to visit your doctor before taking a trip, he will advise on the appropriateness of a check if the subject and makes this desirable.
Important note. This page is intended only very partially informed about this subject, for any questions or more specialized information should contact their doctor or specialist personnel.