See a below for a list of Airlines providing low salt foods
How to manage:
See below for detailed travel tips
The uncertainty of when an attack may occur is stressful and therefore we are hesitant to travel.
As we know, stress and tiredness are two main factors, which may bring on an attack.
Travel may be a challenge but don't write it off, even if you just arrange to take a friend and go out for the day.
You don't have to go far to enjoy yourself.
If you find you enjoy a short trip you can go further afield next time.
Take one step at a time and enjoy your trip
The attached provides information about being prepared, planning ahead, walking, car travel, travel by public transport, flying, change in altitude, travel by sea, motion sickness, tinnitus and flying, travelling with hearing aids, grommets and flying and flying after surgery.
The LSML or Low Salt meal is suited for people with high blood pressure, heart disease, fluid retention or kidney problems. No salt will be used during the preparation of food, and airlines try to avoid using food that contain added salt. Meals will not contain: MSG or glutamates, shellfish, salt-cured meats or fish, gravies, canned vegetables, fish, pickles, salty cheese, sauces, dressings, baking powder and baking soda are used in minimal amounts.
Expect to receive a meal that includes: Raw vegetables, crackers, pasta, lean meat, diet margarine, high- fibre breads, salads and fruit.
The file attached is a list of some major airlines and special low salt meals provided.
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