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 Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Stress » Childhood stress PTSD and weight Managing work stress The symptoms of stress Take a look at the symptoms of the acute fight-or-flight stress reaction and the effect of long-term, unmanaged stress. Men's health » Exercise and sperm Best sperm season Smoking and sperm How to boost the health of your sperm You’d think that with millions of babies being born each day, the average sperm is a pretty healthy swimmer. Not so. Here are a few things you can do to boost the health of yours.