Do you always wonder what you must include in your travel health essentials? Not anymore! Quickly read through the top 10 travel essentials which you must carry for your travel.
Mini medicine Cabinet
You wash kit must have the following –
Protect yourself from insect bite and at dusk and dawn by using insect repellents. It must have DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) and used with precaution. Insect repellents are available in sticks, roll-ons, sprays and creams.
Mosquito nets are used in places where other insect-borne diseases are quite common. And, if you’re traveling to such a country then it is better if you bring along a mosquito net. You need to make sure that it is impregnated with permethrin—substance widely used as insect repellent.
Antihistamines control allergy symptoms like skin rashes or breathing difficulties. These are available in form of tablets, creams and nasal sprays. But beware because these can alleviate your allergy symptoms. And produce side effects like headache, dizziness dry nose and mouth and stomach upset. So, always consult a doctor before you stack up antihistamines despite it essential presence in your travel kit.
When on the run anti-diarrhoea pills can help you relieve any symptoms of diarrhoea. They increase water absorption and slow down the disturbed bowel movement.
Carry rehydration sachets
To combat dehydration rehydration sachets will prevent further loss of water. You can buy rehydration sachets from local pharmacy add the content in the sachet to water. This will create a balance of water, salt and sugar in your body.
Condoms & Contraceptive pills
Those who are sexually active, we advise that you carry condoms with you. Buy good quality condoms to avoid the risk of buying fake brand condoms. Store them in cool and dry place because heat can cause damage. Keep it away from oil-based products like baby body lotion and baby oil. Women can use contraceptive pills to keep away the blues of becoming pregnant.
Travel Sewing Kit
This will help you sew holes in your mosquito net and even clothes and backpack. Make sure you take a few lesson in stitching too!