During the holidays, many people choose to go on a trip, vacation or meet with his family and together to feel the Christmas atmosphere. Airplanes are the fastest way to arrive in a country, therefore our first choice.
If not traveling by plane first time, surely you are not excited at the flight, so you look normal. But on your body happened a lot of changes since you are in a very high altitudes.
If you have a cavity in the tooth, you may experience pain. Teeth that are broken have pus at the root, and with the pressure, the hole is filled with air, which follows pain.
The humidity in the plane is reduced by 20%, which causes a drying of the mucous membranes in the nose, sinuses, and throat. Mucous influences the immune system to block germs from entering the body. If your nasal membrane is dry, you are more likely to get ill or catch a virus. In order not to happen, drink more water.
Are you ever wondered why you your ears clogging and you feel uncomfortable?
– When the pressure drops quickly, on the Eustachian tube is difficult to process the change, because of that we feel headache and pain in the ears. If you drink water, clogged ears will restore to normal, thanks to swallowing, explains Dr. Sanford Varied.
However, it is very dangerous to travel by plane, if you have the flu or a cold. Then the ear is swollen and you infected, and the tube can not be open enough and may lead to cracking, hearing loss and ear infections. If you have problems booking a place ahead in the plane, because you will not listen so much the engine. Also, you should not listen to loud music on your headphones, because it just exacerbates the situation.
Exposure of the legs in a sitting position for hours can cause swelling of the feet. This happens because body fluids are collected in the feet, and the circulation is very poor. Try to activate even every two hours, move your legs while sitting and drinking plenty of water.
Dry air can affect your skin. The water in the outer skin layer evaporates into the air and may cause eczema or psoriasis. If your skin start to itch, just moisten it with a thin layer of cream that has SPF.
– UV rays pass through windows in the plane, and since you are above the clouds while flying, exposure to risk is even greater. In fact one study found that pilots who have flown in an airplane for one hour, was just same like being in a solarium for 20 minutes, said dermatologist Janet Prehistoric.