Tag Archives: Calgary Travel Clinic.

Is There Anything I Can Do For Jet Lag?

Jet Lag   Before Travel 1. Decrease sleep debt (be well rested before traveling). 2. Hydrate – 6 to 8 glasses of water per day x 3 days 3. No alcohol, caffeine or drugs, 1 day before and during travel. … Continue reading

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Is It Too Late to Get Vaccinated?

The answer to this question is No! There a couple of reasons why we should vaccinate even at the last minute as the traveller is stepping on the plane. 1. Some diseases like Hepatitis A incubate for 2 weeks in … Continue reading

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Chicken Pox Vaccine

Bowmont Travel Clinic is now carrying a Chicken Pox Vaccine. If you require this vaccine for immigration to the USA be sure that you leave enough time to get both shots if you are over 9 years old. They are … Continue reading

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Safety Tips While travelling

Trust your instincts and don’t go where you don’t feel safe.  Although travellers are more likely to worry about being robbed, motor vehicle accidents are also a serious threat. Tips: 1. Don’t travel by road at night, especially in rural … Continue reading

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When Do I Worry About Rabies?

Rabies is a viral infection that affects the brain.  The virus is spread by infected animals when their saliva comes in contact with you through biting, scratching or licking.  The disease is fatal, but can be prevented by prompt immunization, … Continue reading

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