Travel is obviously an amazing way to learn about new cultures, create memories with your friends and family, and build up your social media following with scenic pics. However, there are a few risks to think of if you’re taking frequent lengthy flights across the globe.
What Counts As A “Long-Distance” Trip?
A trip is considered a long-distance trip, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) when it goes past the four-hour mark. So if you’re leaving the East Coast and heading to California, or anywhere out of a four-hour range by car, plane or train, you could be at risk for developing blood clots, or Deep Vein Thrombosis.
Lengthy periods of sitting on a plane or anywhere in a