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Travel health and ME/CFS

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by charles shepherd, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. charles shepherd

    charles shepherd Senior Member

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    TRAVEL HEALTH AND ME/CFS

    New information leaflet from the MEA:

    http://www.meassociation.org.uk/shop/management-leaflets/vaccinations-travel/

    This new MEA leaflet contains detailed information and guidance on all aspects of pre-travel health planning and health care whilst abroad

    In particular:
    • Any vaccinations that may be required and A-Z of specific vaccines

    • Malaria prevention

    • Air travel health - including blood clot prevention

    • Time zone problems, jet lag and melatonin

    • Coping with excessive heat

    • Stomach upsets and traveller's diarrhoea

    • First aid kit and medication aboroad

    • Travel insurance and European Health Insurance Card etc

    • Reliable sources of other information

    We also have a separate 'To Whom It May Concern' letter (signed by myself) that can be used to explain ME/CFS to airport operators, airlines, hotels etc in relation to any assistance and adaptions that may be required:

    http://www.meassociation.org.uk/shop/to-whom-letters/travel-assistance/


    Dr Charles Shepherd
    Hon Medical Adviser, MEA
     

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