Posts Tagged: Diarrhoea

Travellers’ diarrhoea is the most common illness to strike travellers. It can ruin days of travel plans and leave you in some very stressful and embarrassing situations. Don’t let it ruin your trip; here are some simple and effective ways that you can help you stay in control and beat travellers’ diarrhoea. Prep your gut…

1. Wash your hands properly! Before you eat, after going to the toilet wash your hands. The important thing is to make sure you wash them properly so you don’t contaminate your own food. Wet your hands, lather with soap and scrub your hands for 20 seconds. Rinse off and dry thoroughly using a paper…

Travellers’ diarrhoea (TD) is the most common illness for travellers visiting developing countries. The most common cause of TD are bacterial infections such a E.coli and Campylobacter. Due to a natural decline in immunity in older people, older travellers are more likely to experience TD than younger travellers and need to be prepared prior to…

Delhi belly, Montezuma’s revenge and Rangoon runs are just a few names given to the most frequent health complaint to affect travellers aboard. It is estimated that 30- 50% of travellers will experience travellers’ diarrhoea during a one – two week stay in countries where standards of hygiene and sanitation are poorer than we are...