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Health Precautions Before, During and After Travel

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Heart disease

People who suffered a heart attack within the two weeks prior to travel or are victims of Angina Pectoris are advised to not undertake Air travel.

Traveler with heart disease should carry a recent ECG (Electrocardiogram) report. Person with implanted devise like Coronary stents, Pacemaker or Defibrillators must carry the doctorís document with complete information of the implanted device. When a person with an implanted device passes through the electronic security device, an alarm may sounded, but this does not generally cause damage, although prolonged exposure to a security device should be avoided.

Most Airlines provide low sodium, low fat meals to those who request and book in advance.
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sivakumar99
Thanks for this excellent information.
sivakumar99  Friday, May 14, 2010
navin123
useful information!
navin123  Thursday, November 12, 2009
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