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If you’re looking forward to going on holiday this summer, have you given any thought to how you’ll look after your oral health while you’re away? A dental problem could spoil your hard-earned break. But while such problems can happen any time, there are a few things you can do to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible when you’re away from home.
If you’re travelling abroad for your holiday this summer – particularly if you’re flying long haul – you’ve probably already thought about whether you need any travel vaccinations. But have you considered whether you need protection against measles?
If you’re going abroad for a holiday this summer you may need to take some medicines with you. If you take regular prescription medication it’s essential to take what you’ll need for your trip plus extra in case you’re delayed or some of your medicines get lost. Many people also take over-the-counter medicines away with them to treat a range of everyday health problems.
If you’re heading off on your summer holidays soon, the last thing you need is a health problem to spoil it. But if a survey commissioned by constipation treatment Dulcolax is anything to go by, more than half of women who’ve been on holiday have had their time away affected by tummy problems such as diarrhoea, constipation and feeling bloated or bunged up.
While many people are looking forward to jetting away to hot and sandy destinations this summer, there’s evidence that not everyone is getting excited about going away.