Travel of any kind can be a healing experience for mind, body, and soul. Research shows that the simple action of planning a trip can alleviate stress and boost happiness. Plus, if you travel to a sea-side location, you get extra health perks from the ocean air. Medical tourism, however, takes this one step further. It combines travel to a different country with a medical, dental, or cosmetic procedure! Most commonly, people do this if the destination is a country that is known for being particularly good at a certain medical treatment or if treatment is more affordable there.
This was originally published on August 11th on Youth Time Magazine. Read the full article here.