‘The gases in your body will be converted to 40 percent off on a flight’

While you’re on the plane for hours, to meditate, to feel a lot of people have after they arrived at the destination, rather geradbraakt. What to do on a long flight with your body and health?

“On the plane, the pressure is a bit lower than you’re used to. This can be done as a healthy person very, very well, and you can only get there a bit faster, tired of being,” explained aero Giant Simon’s are from.

“At cruising altitude, the pressure is about three-quarters of what is on the ground. That’s sort of like when you’re at 2.432 metres above sea level in the mountains in the first place. Due to this lower pressure is called the oxygen saturation of the blood is slightly lower than the other.

“It’s a very small amount of oxygen deficiency”, says Simons has been the situation all together. This can be a tired feeling, and sometimes it is a bit of a headache to produce.


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Of all the gases in your body expand

Due to the low pressure in the device is set up, all the gases in your body by 40 percent, ” continues Simon. “It’s something you notice when it is to take off all the pressure in your ears. Also, the gases in your stomach and intestines expand, causing your abdomen, which rounder, and a fuller feeling, you can get it.” Since the body is more affected by these gases than it normally would, and they would like to add, if you go to more farmers and to the winds, let them be.

“The sun’s rays at your body to put in 40 per cent. It helps you to have more farmers, and the winds increase
Ries Simons, aero

As long as you are in good health, all of these expanding gases is not a problem at all, stresses Simon. “But if you have a medical problem, such as an infection in your teeth, or sinusitis, then it may be that it is a very, very bad pain produce. The inflammation in your teeth and place too, and dichtzittende sinusitis is, therefore, a lot of pain to do that.”

Any Tips to be as fit as possible, to arrive at

  • Rack, you are quite out, and take a few extra deep breaths. As the gases in your body expand, but your aperture is up and the lung ventilation are slightly less.
  • Be ready for your ears (and your nose, squint, and be short squeeze) as soon as you push on the feeling, not just if it’s going to hurt.
  • Do any contact lenses from the or by using drops.
  • Do regular stretching exercises for your legs, or take a stroll in the other direction.
  • To live right after arrival, according to the local time of day: eating and living like the locals do, even if you don’t feel like it. If you have jet lag the fastest way to the top.

You are the eyes and the throat, go for the moist air to be missed

The low humidity of the air in the plane can give you a dry throat and dry eyes are possible. “A plane, suck in the fresh air of the outside, but within 10 kilometers of altitude, the humidity is outside of 0.”

The amount of moisture in the cabinelucht it is, therefore, derived from the food, and the travelling public. “This is often a 10-to 15-percent relative humidity, while between 40 and 45 per cent are comfortable. As you oogvocht then go for the contact lenses feel uncomfortable. Furthermore, this low humidity also contribute to the tired feeling.”

If you are healthy, getting bad, is dangerous or harmful to your health. (Image: 123RF)

More likely to have thrombotic events

You’re on a long haul flight, a flight that took more than four hours, and more likely to have thrombotic events. “It is possible that the slightly lower zuurstofspanning also have something to do with it, but it is mainly due to long sitting around doing nothing. It is also on a very long train.”

Do regular stretching exercises, take the occasional extra-deep breath, or walk a short distance to the cabin, advises Simon.

“The people who are not in the aisle, sit down, and have less of a tendency to rise, and, therefore, more likely to have thrombotic events”
Ries Simons, aero

“Research has shown that people who are in the front window or the middle seat, is more likely to have thrombotic events. This is because there is less tendency to stand up to people that are in the aisle and sit down.”

And finally, there’s the jet-lag that is often associated with long-haul flights. Because of your biological clock, and a bite is given, and go to sleep, you are often in a while, less and less, and you can feel that you have a number of days is less fit than it is at home.

Consultation on medical problems,

Simons recommends that people with heart rhythm disorders, congestive heart failure, and severe lung disease to the physician and to submit to them, for their or end of books. This also applies to people who have a pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis, and those with new born babies.

For all of these groups of people in the lower cabin, or the many still, in some situations, however, give rise to a risk. However, for healthy people that’s all, no harm. Even for those who often fly, such as pilots and flight attendants.” And the tired, sluggish feeling. That is, for at least a couple of days and will automatically disappear.

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