How to Stay Healthy while Flying

Staying healthy when you fly starts with being well prepared. Here are ten pre-boarding secrets, from frequent fliers, on what to do to protect yourself from cold, flus, allergies and other ills.

  1. Salt Therapy session before the big day

    Salt halotherapy is an all-natural way to keep your family healthy by preventing colds and boosting their immune system.

    Exposure to pollutants, bacteria and allergens is unavoidable especially in a plane, but salt halotherapy helps counteract that negative exposure and leads to better lung function and thus better overall health.  

    Salt therapy also helps boost your KIDS immunity system in a natural and safe way for all ages.

  2. Keep moving

    Keeping circulation flowing during a long trip is crucial so make sure to stretch your thighs however you can so the energy can move out and down through your legs. Walk up and down the cabin to avoid DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis), a common travel ailment. Stand up at your seat, grab your foot and stretch. Or, kneel on your seat facing the back of the plane and lean back onto your heels.

  3. Eat well

    Unless you are bringing your own personal chef on board, you’ll probably want to stay away from the airline food. Pack snacks like flax crackers or rice cakes with almond butter, bananas, apples, nuts and seeds or a granola mix. Bring some protein powder in case of a long flight delay – you can always mix with water or whatever beverages the airline offers.

  4. Stay hydrated

    Make sure to drink plenty of liquids before you hit the security checkout line and then splurge on coconut water that you can buy inside. Stay away from coffee, alcohol or even tea as these can all contribute even more to dehydration.

  5. Strengthen your immune system

    Airplanes are essentially massive microbe parties with wings, so it’s essential to keep your immune system strong. Pack a lemon in your bag and squeeze into some water for an easy vitamin C boost on board.

  6. Relax

    If you’re a member of The Salt Suite® you probably learn how to breathe and relax. Eating detox-friendly foods, hydrating and exercising, are also great accomplishment but if you are stressed and tense, it will negate all of your other efforts to maintain balance. So breathe in, breathe out. You’re almost there!

  7. Listen to music

    Listening to music is a great way to relax the brain. Music has the power to shift consciousness and change the brain chemical activity.

  8. Pack layers

    The air conditioning on board may seem like a lifesaver if you’re just leaving a tropical climate, but the change in temperature is tough on the body. Pack a light sweater, light scarf and some socks. If your neck, shoulders and feet are warm, you should be OK. Heat is very important to maintaining healthy immunity, especially when traveling.

  9. Don’t talk to strangers

    It may sound rude but traveling is one of the only times to enjoy the silence of your thoughts, so don’t be afraid to put in some earplugs and block out the noise around you.

  10. Adapt to the new time zone by sticking to routine

    “Jetlag” is caused by a disruption to the body’s clock. While the shift is inevitable, you can avoid mental and physical fatigue by trying to stick as closely as possible to your usual routine. If you’re taking medications or supplements, try to adapt to the new time zone for the time you’re away and take at the equivalent of the same time each day if possible. Try to eat at similar times during the day. And staying awake for as long as possible in your new time zone and going to sleep early is the best recommendation.

    Don’t forget a book and a few magazines. And bon-voyage!

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