As more people return to travel and planes get more crowded, it’s important to remember how to take care of your health during long hours in the air. “If you experience leg pain or cramps—especially in your calves—during flight, don't ignore that ache. The most dangerous type of ache in the body during a flight can be a blood clot," warns Summit internist Dr. Soma Mandal in an article for Yahoo Life. Read about ways to optimize your comfort even if you can’t afford a larger seat in first or business class, such as choosing an aisle seat that allows you to get up and move about without disturbing others.
November 23, 2021