Physically Preparing for International Medical Travel

Preparing for an international vacation can be stressful enough, but if you are planning to go abroad for a medical treatment or cosmetic procedure you’ll want to spend a few weeks leading up to the trip getting everything packed and in order. Long trips to India or Turkey are tiring on the body, but there are a few things you can do to ensure you show up to your destination feeling ready for your treatment or procedure. Use these tips to help you feel your best before the trip:

Drink plenty of water leading up to air travel. Changes in air pressure leads to dehydration if you aren’t careful, so get a head start on your water intake a few days before you board the airplane.

Try to engage in light exercise. Walking for 30 minutes a day before the trip will get the blood circulating and encourage the release of toxins in the body. Move the legs around while in flight to prevent stiffness or poor circulation on long flights.

Eat a diet rich in vitamins and minerals. Avoid junk or processed food. As you will be undergoing a medical treatment or cosmetic procedure, vitamins and minerals found in a healthy diet will help during the healing process.

Incorporating these tips into a daily routine will reduce stress and help you feel better prior to your treatment. Depending on your medical destination, pack a variety of clothes so you are prepared for any type of weather. Find your ideal destinations for treatments and procedures on


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