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When studied from a physiological point of view, commuting is generally divided into two categories: active and non-active. The former involves modes of transportation such as walking and bicycling, where the commuter is actively getting exercise. The latter involves modes of transportation such as cars, buses, and trains, where the commuter is getting ...


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Motion sickness is a complicated process, and as you've noticed, different people are affected to different degrees. People can and do become habituated to vertigo-inducing motion, but it takes a long time. Similarly, the potential benefit you might gain from any exercises you do (they would be similar to those one does when experiencing benign paroxysmal ...


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The virus transmits not person-to-person, but person-to-mosquito-to-person. The carriers may be bitten by mosquitos who up until that point weren't infecting people, and afterwards can. The World Heath Organization says: Once infected, humans become the main carriers and multipliers of the virus, serving as a source of the virus for uninfected mosquitoes. ...


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A short summary of a report by Prof. DDr. Martin Haditsch seems to come to the conclusion that a permanent immunity of travelers against "traveler's disease" can not be gained. Traveler's diarrhea is usually caused by a toxin-producing gut germ, namely ETEC (enterotoxic / enterotoxigenic E. coli), the resulting immunity requires a recurrent contact, ...


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Unless you have risk factors, don't worry too much Dr Gordon Guyatt, chair of the panel, said: "There has been a significant push in health care to administer DVT prevention for every patient, regardless of risk. "As a result, many patients are receiving unnecessary therapies that provide little benefit and could have adverse effects." Stephen ...


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Pregnancy is not a disability! Other than avoiding things known to be bad for a developing fetus such as alcohol, smoking and certain drugs, there really aren't many limits on what you can do. Until a doctor tells you otherwise, feel free to walk those 10-15 kilometers if you want. Or ride a bicycle. Or drive a car. All are perfectly fine.


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It sounds as though you're developing a conditioned response or allergy to some smell of the aircraft insides. Insecticides are used in some international flights but this is prior to disembarkation, and should have cleared by the time you embark. If it's linked to a particular airline, it may be the air freshener they use, and as your flight proceeds, the ...


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Foods that cause bloating in general will also cause bloating on a flight. Foods that can cause bloating from gas production include anything with certain artificial sweeteners (like maltitol, which cannot be properly digested by gut bacteria), fruits (due to fructose), beans, etc. Other foods can cause bloating due to water retention - basically anything ...


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