Health Precautions Before, During and After Travel

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Lung disease

Traveler suffering any kind of lung disease, for instance a recent chest surgery, or accumulation of fluids in the chest region, recent lung collapse, or lung cyst are likely to suffer and develop complications during travel. This is due to change in the cabin air pressure. It is advisable for such people to seek their doctor’s approval before air travel.

Travelers with other lung diseases may require oxygen supplement. Most of the Airlines provide in flight Oxygen under their special assistance service category with a doctor’s prescription and prior request for the same.

Bus, train, car or ship travel is safe for a person with lung disease, but it is important to plan well and ensure oxygen supply while traveling.

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Thanks for this excellent information.
sivakumar99  Friday, May 14, 2010
useful information!
navin123  Thursday, November 12, 2009
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