29 Health Hazards of Vacations

Expect the unexpected, these health hazards can ruin your vacation
Staff Writer

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A vacation is supposed to be a time to relax, re-energize, and forget about stress and all that is wrong with the world, but this could be when the “wrong” attacks.

Skipping out on holidays can kill you, according to science, but a vacation doesn’t come without possible health risks. Do your homework before you book a flight because you may be headed to a place where Dengue fever is widespread or where venomous snakes are lurking.

Make sure you are not prone to deep vein thrombosis, which can be deadly. Always be prepared for the worst, just in case you get stranded on a cold mountain for days or end up a victim of theft on a busted cruise ship.

Vacation hazards are common everywhere, whether you choose to go camping in the mountains, skydiving in Dubai, relaxing on a tropical beach or exploring the jungle on safari.

It’s important to look out for signs of trouble and be cautious of your surroundings. Deadly animals, lethal viruses, extreme weather conditions, and adrenaline pumping sports all put you at high risk for a vacation gone wrong.

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