jet lag


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jet lag

Mild temporary symptoms affecting sleep and wake-up cycles caused by travels through a large meridian difference, normally of five time zones or more.
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He says that as well as it being easier to travel west from a jet lag point of view, factors including age, the number of timezones crossed, the length of the trip and individual responses to sleep loss are also relevant.
A review of 10 trials found when people had taken melatonin there was a clear reduction in jet lag, and it concluded melatonin could be effective if people adapted their behaviour to the new time zone and took 2-5 mg of the drug at bedtime after arrival,although not if on certain other drugs or if an epileptic.
Research shows the program can significantly reduce or eliminate jet lag.
Dehydration and the resulting nutrient loss are the major culprits leading to jet lag and hangovers.
If you have jet lag, taking melatonin at bedtime helps reset your body clock so you feel better faster.
Research by Privilege Insurance has identified a condition called 'driver lag', which has similar symptoms to jet lag.
Jet lag steps in subsequently when your body tries to do things at all the wrong times.
Another name for jet lag is desynchronosis, and it is simply the temporary disruption of the body clock when you fly across several time zones.
London, July 23 ( ANI ): If you struggle to get out of bed on Monday mornings, you may be suffering from social jet lag, scientists say.
POSH BOSHED Vic's got jet lag and, inset, arriving in New York
Researchers at universities in Surrey and Sweden found the image of such a lifestyle does not take into account damaging side effects of frequent travel like jet lag, deep vein thrombosis, radiation exposure, stress, and loneliness.
HECTIC airports, delayed flights and lost luggage all make flying very stressful but if you are crossing multiple time zones too, then you can also expect symptoms of jet lag.