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Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Plane Ride

Suggestions for better air travel

(HealthDay News) -- Planning a plane trip? There are steps you can take for a better, healthier excursion.

Here are suggestions from the American Academy of Family Physicians:

  • Store medication to be taken during the trip in a carry-on bag. Pack extra meds in case of unexpected delays.
  • Talk to your doctor about whether you'll need to adjust your meds during your trip.
  • Keep an identification card with you at all times if you have epilepsy or diabetes. Also, bring a list of all medications and doses, and your doctor's contact information.
  • Drink plenty of water before and during your flight to prevent dehydration.


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