This is What Happens to Your Body when You Fly ...


You probably canโ€™t imagine what stress your body is going to go through when you board an airplane. Itโ€™s only natural that your body will feel stress because humans arenโ€™t designed to withstand altitudes of +30,000 feet! As comfortable as modern flight is, itโ€™s still taking its toll on your body and here is how:

1. Illness

According to a recent study conducted by Environmental Health Research, you are at least 100 times likelier to get sick when you travel by plane. One of the things that can happen to your body when you fly is that you are subject to whatever germs are trapped in the cabin with you. For example, if someone sneezes, the airborne particles travel all over the cabin and can still reach you even if youโ€™re 50 feet away because of the air circulation in the plane.

Jet Lag
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