Drink and drink only bottled water. Go to any shop and ask for Bisleri, the first bottled water brand, it is now a generic term for bottled water. If you don't have access to bottled water, you can have RO water (RO being reverse osmosis), a process to purify water. You can also boil water for about 20 minutes and then consume it within 2 days.
Some of the medicines that are highly recommended on travel to India
- Alka Seltzer
Medicines that you can get over the counter at the Indian pharmacy/chemists shop:
Virtually every fourth shop in India sells food. There is ample variety for both, vegetarians and non-vegetarians and the price range can match to anyone’s pocket. You can get a dish from $.35 (Rs.21) upto $10 (Rs. 640).
There is no doubt that Indian food is a treat to the taste-buds but can be harsh on your digestive system.
"Getting Screened" (looking for potential health problems before they occur) is one of the top five things you can do to sustain good health and longevity (Eating healthy, Exercise, Positive Thinking and Social Connectivity are the other four).
You will have to check with your insurance provider to see if they cover unforseen medical expenses during your travel. U.S. medical insurance is generally not accepted outside the United States, nor do the Social Security Medicare and Medicaid programs provide coverage for hospital or medical costs outside the United States. If your insurance policy does not cover you abroad, it is a good idea to consider purchasing a short-term policy that does. There are health insurance policies designed specifically to cover travel.
One of the best uses you can make of your travel to India is to get a preventive health check-up done at a very meager cost.
Indian belly can ruin your trip if you let your taste buds run amok.Indiahas one of the best foods for your drooling palette and some basic steps ensure you stay safe, whilst you engage in self-indulgence. Here are three basic rules I can swear by. I have traveled toIndiamany times with my small daughter and I swear we never fall sick. Here is our mantra: