Home > Lifestyle > Travel health Travel health All sections in Travel Health » Conditions of concern » Modes of Travel » Travel diet and fitness » General Travel Advice » Travel Health News Tick bite fever Tick bite fever (rickettsia) is caused by a bacterial infection transmitted by ticks. This condition occurs in many areas of the world and is known by a variety of names Travel health News Senior drivers need to be tested It is crucial to ensure that older drivers are safe on the road, and tests of physical abilities may reveal how the elderly will perform. More in Travel health News Travelling increases thrombosis risk Engen Driver Wellness campaign in Swartland Mellow music may stave off road rage Mice may help cure jet lag Conditions of concern Altitude sickness Altitude sickness, also called mountain sickness, is an illness that occurs when the body is unable to adjust to high elevations. Symptoms of mountain sickness range from a mild headache and fatigue to a life-threatening build-up of fluid in the lungs or brain. See all Conditions of concern » Travel diet and fitness 6 bizarre foods Sampling new foods is one of the joys of travel. But beware: you could risk your health, or nausea at the mere thought of what you've eaten. Check out these dodgy taste adventures. See all Travel diet and fitness » Take action Quiz Wilderness Survival Skills » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Assess Test your sun sense » Join Heart to Heart » Weird things found in airport security 8 healthy snacks to fill you General travel advice Always avoid mozzie bites Preventative drugs are important in malarial areas, but none are 100% effective See all General travel advice » Modes of travel Airport scanner fun and games How long did the powers that be think it was going to take for pervy airport security personnel to start putting their fancy new full-body X-ray scanners to creative use? See all Modes of travel » advertisement From our sponsors Sense of community key to a meaningful and fulfilling retirement Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Live healthier Depression » Depression Depression and ageing Teen depression Depression: do you know the signs? One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know. Healthy dog » Dog weightloss Dog behaviour Overweight dogs Food not to feed your dog Feeding you dog 'human food' may be detrimental to its health.