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What happens to your body during a flight

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Krista Kuznecova
Aircraft: Airplanes
Source: Independent

Air pressure changes can cause passengers to experience build-ups of gas which lead to bloating, constipation and stomach pains.

If you’ve ever flown on a plane before, chances are you’ve suffered a few unpleasant symptoms.

A new infographic shows exactly how cramped conditions and constant pressure can create an environment that leads to dehydration and other illnesses.

Compiled by Compare Travel Insurance, it claims that catching a cold is over 100 times more likely when a person is travelling by plane due to the recirculated cabin air. 

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(Compare Travel Insurance)

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Meanwhile air pressure changes can cause passengers to experience build-ups of gas which lead to bloating, constipation and stomach pains.

In February a US senator announced that he wanted to bring in the "Holy Grail" of air travel: New rules which would give passengers more legroom.

Meanwhile air pressure changes can cause passengers to experience build-ups of gas which lead to bloating, constipation and stomach pains.

In February a US senator announced that he wanted to bring in the "Holy Grail" of air travel: New rules which would give passengers more legroom.



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