What is Traveler’s Diarrhea and How Can You Avoid it.
Traveler’s Diarrhea (TD), is a common illness among people who visit other countries. According to CDC, between 20 and 50 percent of the international travelers get this condition during or after their trip. The common cause of traveler’s diarrhea is drinking or eating contaminated food and/or water. While this condition may not always be serious, it can be very unpleasant. Here are some tips you may follow to avoid this condition and have an enjoyable trip.
Be Careful of What You Eat
Sure, it’s tempting to try the local cuisine. However, if this means buying food from street vendors and putting yourself at risk of traveler’s diarrhea, you may want to give it a second thought. It is also a good idea to avoid raw food or street foods in different countries that your system may not be used to.
Take Digestive System Supplements
Digestive supplements, like BioVi Probiotics, can help prevent traveler’s diarrhea. Start taking the supplement at least a week before your scheduled trip and continue taking it during your travels. It is recommended to double your dose for 1 week before following the required dose.
Unlike many other probiotics, Biovi doesn't require refrigeration which means you can take your BioVi where ever your travels take you.
Stick with Bottled Water
A cup of contaminated water may not look very different from a bottle of sterilized water. To be safe, stick with bottled water and make sure it has not been opened before drinking it. You should also stay away from putting ice cubes in drinks as they may be made with unfiltered water.
By following these tips and taking a natural supplement for digestive health, you can stop worrying about traveler’s diarrhea and start enjoying your trip.
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