So you’re bloated, your feet don’t fit in your shoes anymore and you’re coming down with a cold. What happened? You probably flew somewhere! Here are a few of the most common effects of flying, and how to avoid them.
First, let’s talk about how big your feet are. Gravity causes fluid to pool in our lower extremities. When you’re on the ground, that usually isn’t a problem because you get up and walk around and the excess fluid is redistributed. But in a cramped airplane seat – you may not move for 5 hours or more! That’s why it raises …read more