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17 October / FamilyHealth

Vitamin D deficiency is common among all ethnicities and age groups. An estimated 1 billion people worldwide have inadequate levels. But why is the deficiency so prevalent when our skin can easily produce vitamin D in response to sunlight? Why can’t we get enough of this sunshine vitamin? And what if we don’t get enough? This article will provide you all the essential details on vitamin D deficiency.

01 October / TravelHealth

If you’re traveling long-term, you’ll run into travel problems. Stressful moments are inevitable. Carlson Wagonlit Travel in conjunction with CWT Solutions Group conducted a traveler analysis to determine stress triggers for business travelers. In their research, they identified 33 stress factors for travelers. While not all stress factors apply to long-term travelers, there are some that definitely come to play. Lost or delayed luggage, length of the journey, jetlag, travel sickness, discomfort and anxiety on long flights are common concerns for all travelers but long-term travelers in particular since they are always on the move and have to face these stress factors on a regular basis. In the next few paragraphs, we’ll take a look at the common long-term travel problems and give you some tips on how to solve them.

15 September / TravelHealth
While traveling is one of the best experiences to have, even multiple times a year, there is one annoying thing about it (besides packing): Jet lag is a common issue for people that travel through multiple time zones. And it never really gets easier. Jet lag can be exhausting, which is why supplementing your diet with essential micronutrients may be one of the best solutions to the problem. But what are the top vitamins for jet lag and how do you figure out a proper supplement regime?
09 September / FamilyHealth

Iodine plays an essential role in the synthesis of thyroid hormones necessary for normal growth, development, and metabolism. Iodine deficiency results in low thyroid hormone production which leads to poor metabolism, reduced intellectual ability, goiter (swollen neck), and many other health problems. This article is a compilation of everything you need to know about iodine deficiency. Read on to equip yourself with essential knowledge and prevention strategies.

22 August / TravelHealth

Traveling is both a great joy and a significant stressor. When travelling for business, your mind is on your work. When travelling for pleasure, you have the chance to get out and explore a new or well-loved part of the world, your mind is going to focus on your itinerary, tour destinations, and next meal. And that’s how traveling should be! Still, there are a lot of essential things you need to keep track of while you are traveling, and taking care of yourself should always be a priority. One of the most important things to keep track of is your medicine. To make it easy, we always recommend using a travel pill case.