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Snoring is the hoarse or harsh sound that occurs when air flows past relaxed tissues in your throat, causing the tissues to vibrate as you breathe. Nearly everyone snores now and then, but for some people it can be a chronic problem. Sometimes it may also indicate a serious health condition. In addition, snoring can be a nuisance to your partner. Lifestyle changes, such as losing weight, avoiding alcohol close to bedtime or sleeping on your side, can help stop snoring. In addition, medical devices and surgery are available that may reduce disruptive snoring. However, these aren't suitable or necessary for everyone who snores. Causes--Snoring can be caused by a number of factors, such as the anatomy of your mouth and sinuses, alcohol consumption, allergies, a cold, and your weight. When you doze off and progress from a light sleep to a deep sleep, the muscles in the roof of your mouth (soft palate), tongue and throat relax. The tissues in your throat can relax enough that they partiall…


Traveler's diarrhea is a digestive tract disorder that commonly causes loose stools and abdominal cramps. It's caused by eating contaminated food or drinking contaminated water. Fortunately, traveler's diarrhea usually isn't serious — it's just unpleasant. When you visit a place where the climate or sanitary practices are different from yours at home, you have an increased risk of developing traveler's diarrhea. To reduce your risk of traveler's diarrhea, be careful about what you eat and drink while traveling. If you do develop traveler's diarrhea, chances are it will resolve without treatment. However, it's a good idea to have doctor-approved medications with you when you travel to high-risk areas in case diarrhea persists Symptoms---Traveler's diarrhea usually begins abruptly during your trip or shortly after you return home. Most cases improve within one to two days without treatment and clear up completely within a week. However, you can have …


Motion sickness is an ill feeling , a common problem in people travelling by car, boat, train, plane or while on amusement rides. In addition some people get non-travel – related motion sickness from certain visual activities , such as playing video games or watching spinning objects. Symptoms can strike without warning and worsen quickly. Motion sickness can start suddenly , with a queasy feeling and cold sweats. It can then lead to dizziness and nausea and vomiting. Any one can get it , but it is more common in children , pregnant women, and people taking certain medicines. Motion sickness is not a life- threatening condition, but it can make travelling unpleasant. Motion sickness can be triggered by rocking ( boat ), air turbulence ( airplane ), being in the back seat of a car unable to see the horizon, reading in the car, air circulation while riding in the car .
Causes—Your brain senses movement by getting signals from your inner ears, eyes, muscles and joints. When it get signals …


When you’re mountain climbing, hiking, driving, or doing any other activity at a high altitude, your body may not get enough oxygen. The lack of oxygen can cause altitude sickness. Altitude sickness generally occurs at altitudes of 8,000 feet and above. People who aren’t accustomed to these heights are most vulnerable. Symptoms include headache and insomnia. You shouldn’t take altitude sickness lightly. The condition can be dangerous. Altitude sickness is impossible to predict — anyone at a high elevation can get it. Altitude sickness is classified into three groups: AMS Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is considered the most common form of altitude sickness. The symptoms of AMS are very similar to being intoxicated. HACE High-altitude cerebral edema (HACE) occurs if acute mountain sickness persists. HACE is a severe form of AMS where the brain swells and stops functioning normally. Symptoms of HACE resemble severe AMS. The most notable symptoms include: ·extreme drowsiness ·confusion and irritab…