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Trusted healthcare guides from Dr Felix

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What prescription travel sickness tablets are available?

Travel sickness happens when your brain is receiving mixed messages about the movement you’re experiencing. Essentially, the inner ear recognises that the body is moving whereas the eyes are interpreting that you are stationary. This confusion ...

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Scopoderm

Scopoderm is a patch that works to stop travel sickness. Also known as motion sickness, this happens because of an inner ear disturbance- basically your body is interpreting the repeated action as something that shouldn’t be happening. This the...

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Antimalarials for COVID-19

Chloroquine is a medication that is taken to prevent malaria infection. A version of Chloroquine, known as Hydroxychloroquine, has shown promise as a COVID-19 treatment. 

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Tips to avoid coronavirus when you’re travelling by aeroplane

At each stage of your journey, you can and should be prepared and take precautions to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

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Travelling while pregnant

It's perfectly safe for most women to travel during their pregnancy as long as you are healthy and have no pregnancy complications. Travel can be stressful and tiring though so it can be a daunting thought during this time when you are getting re...

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Buying Melatonin on Prescription

Melatonin is licenced in the UK under the brand name Circadin and is used for treating insomnia. However, it can be ordered on prescription for relieving the symptoms of jet lag. Jet lag is a common problem for travellers and occurs when the bod...

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Jet lag tips

Jet lag is a common problem for travellers, and can cause unexpected disruption to your body’s normal rhythm. When crossing several time zones at once, your body’s circadian rhythm is forced to adapt to a different sleeping pattern, and t...

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The circadian rhythm

The circadian rhythm is essentially a 24-hour cycle that controls the physiological processes of living beings. It plays an essential role in regulating your sleeping pattern, appetite, hormonal levels and body temperature, and changes in your routin...

Jet Lag