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Cramped planes and boxed meals aren't just an annoyance for frequent fliers –- they also cause stress on the body and sleeping problems right when an employee needs to perform their best.

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Experts recommend staying away from heavy or greasy food to reduce travel anxiety. Photo by Christopher.

Traveling for business presents particular dangers of a stress overload, according to experts, but there are ways to take the strain out of country-hopping.

Missing out on sleep, working non-stop on the plane or train, and eating unhealthy foods are all common habits of the business traveler lifestyle. With some employers looking to cut travel costs, business class tickets can also be bumped down to the less luxurious economy seats.

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