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Frequent travel can be bad for your health. On average, frequent travellers have a higher BMI, blood pressure, blood cholesterol, sugar and lipids are higher. They are more susceptible to Type 2 diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Frequent traveller is defined as one who travels more than 6 times a year. Certain factors contribute, sleep deficit, poorer diet, less exercise, but also more fatigue, stress and ‘cabin’ environment.