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What to Do if You Fall Ill on Vacation

What to Do if You Fall Ill on Vacation
Written by Vertical Wise

You have spent a lot of money on planning this vacation and have been looking forward to it for months, only to fall ill before you have had any time to enjoy it. Is it now just a matter of lying in bed feeling awful while the rest of your family makes the most of their time away? Or is there something else that you can do to get back on your feet?

Head to the doctor immediately

Your travel insurance should cover medical care while you are on vacation, so don’t spend days suffering before seeking help. While the doctor probably won’t be able to offer you a miracle cure, he or she will be able to provide you with some medication that could aid in speeding up recovery. The right medication could also make it possible for you to take part in some vacation activities after having spent a couple of days in bed recovering.

Get IV therapy

IV therapy has sky-rocketed in popularity over the last few years, especially when it comes to fast flu recovery. IV flu recovery in Los Angeles is especially trendy right now, and for good reason. The therapy revolves around a nurse coming directly to you in order to administer the therapy. Not only will you receive up to 2000 liters of hydration (which is obviously essential for recovering from the flu), but you can also add a myriad of extras to your bag to
ensure that you feel stronger instantly. This could mean a higher dosage of Vitamin C, electrolytes, B-complex vitamins, and much more. IV therapy is also the ultimate cure for a hangover and jet lag.

Get Involved from the comfort of your hotel room

Modern technology is incredible – so use it! Ask your friends or family to live stream their daily activities so that you can feel as though you are a part of the fun too. If there is too much going on to keep holding a smartphone upright, the least that they can do is take plenty of photos and send them to you throughout the day.

Take comfort in the fact that it’s temporary

You are likely feeling utterly miserable and downright frustrated that you are missing out on your hard-earned vacation. Unfortunately, negative thinking has a way of extending illness. Try your best to remain positive and make the most of your situation. If you are stuck in bed, now is the perfect time to catch up on some rest and relaxation. So, binge on your favorite series and order as much room service as you possibly can. You are sure to return home
feeling just as rejuvenated as if you would if you had followed your vacation itinerary as planned. The reality is that sickness is something that we only have so much control over. If you are unlucky enough to fall ill while on vacation, all that you can do is heed the aforementioned advice and hope that you feel better before the trip comes to an end. If not, there is always next time!

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