18 Jul


Flight crew members are likely to get addicted because of the peculiarities of their job. They are among the set of people whose work demands a lot from them.

When people are sleeping peacefully at night, flight crew members are in the air, making sure that everything goes well.

Flight crew members are stressed both physically and mentally, and the only way they can help themselves is to integrate health measures into their lifestyle that would help them handle stress.

One of the major reasons why flight crew members are addicted is because of the stress they face. And the sad part is a good number of flight crew members do not know how to handle this stress.

So, they rely on substances to help them combat stress. Many flight crew members are either addicted to drugs or alcohol, but it is difficult to know because they know how to mask it, which is not entirely their fault.

No one would want to board the airplane knowing that the flight crew members are addicted, because their life depends on it.

So, to prevent this and save their source of income, flight crew members fuel their addiction in private so that no one is aware. This is a wrong move actually, as the only way these set of people can be helped is by opting for addiction treatment if they are addicted already.

If they are not addicted, flight crew members need to step-up their lifestyle by living healthy so that they do not get addicted.

Flight crew members need to find time to sleep and relax properly. They do not have to be in the air too often. Sleeping is quintessential to restoring their bodies and brain back on track, and this is one profound way to de-stress.

Also, flight crew members need to make it a point of duty to eat nutritious meals every time and take enough of water to remain hydrated. They should also not forget the place of exercising which is instrumental to keeping them in shape and boosting their immune system.  

11 Jul


There is a tendency for flight crew members to get flight sick, no matter how used to flying they are. And one of the reasons for this is, flying in the air comes with a certain level of courage.

Most people see flights as being risky, and even being on the airplane almost every time comes with its own risk.  

Asides the danger associated with flying, there is a tendency to get exposed to micro-organisms like bacteria and viruses that have an adverse effect on the human body.

For a flight-crew member to remain in action, it is essential they put some tips in place that would help them maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  • Remain hydrated: It is important for flight crew members to remain hydrated every now and then. This is one of the best ways to avoid being sick while flying. The fact is, flying itself is dehydrating and you need water to make up for this. Someone who is not properly dehydrated might find it difficult to fight off germs.
  • Take a supplement for your immune system: Because of the tendency for an individual to get sick during a flight, it is important to take supplements that would boost their immune system.

This is one of the reasons why flight crew members who know what they are doing, rarely fall sick, because they are taking substances that prevent them from doing so. Of course, this should not be done without the prior notice of a healthcare provider.

  • Disinfect the surfaces of the plane: Not all parts of the plane are disinfected the way they should be, and this can affect the flight crew members. It is important to clean all the surfaces of the plane properly to prevent people from being infected.
  • Relax properly: Flight crew members need to find time to relax, because doing this is one of the best ways to kick against stress.
  • Eat vegetables and fruits: Flight crew members need to avoid eating processed foods and junk foods, and eat fruits and vegetables instead.