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How to Reduce Stress Caused by Jet Lag

How to Reduce Stress Caused by Jet Lag

The Sleep Foundation has provided tips on how to reduce Jet Lag symptoms by reducing sleep stress.  We wanted to share some of these valuable tips with you. This foundation explained how there are two different types of stress that can increase the symptoms of Jet Lag.  One is titled “The First Night Effect” this occurs when a traveler is in a new and unfamiliar sleeping environment. The other stress is called “On-Call Effect” this can happen when sleepers have…

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Alternative Ways To Conquer Jet Lag

Alternative Ways To Conquer Jet Lag

We have discussed in previous articles the benefit of melatonin in defeating Jet Lag. (click Jet Lag Articles to read) In this post we want to dive a little deeper into the benefits of melatonin and other possible alternatives that might help you survive the symptoms of jet lag that can ruin any adventure. Many know the most common side effects of jet lag are  Disturbed sleep — such as insomnia, early waking or excessive sleepiness Daytime fatigue Difficulty concentrating or…

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Tips to Prevent Jet Lag

Tips to Prevent Jet Lag

We have previously written about what jet lag is, the symptoms and how to overcome it. In this article we will discuss tips on how to prevent Jet Lag. Arrive early. – If you need to preform at your best for an important meeting or event arrive a few days early to adjust to your new timezone.  Get plenty of rest before your trip.  Get the rest you need before your trip. Set a good sleeping schedule. Gradually adjust your…

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What is Jet Lag?

What is Jet Lag?

In the past we have written articles about how to overcome jet lag which you can read by clicking Travel and The Body Clock This article is all about what Jet lag is and what the main symptoms and causes are. Mayo Clinic defines Jet lag as,”Jet lag, also called jet lag disorder, is a temporary sleep problem that can affect anyone who quickly travels across multiple time zones.”  Our bodies have biological clocks that tell us when to be…

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Jet Lag Triggers And How to Beat Them

Jet Lag Triggers And How to Beat Them

There are many tips floating around online on how to beat jet lag. Though what are some of the triggers of jet lag? If you know what causes jet lag symptoms it is easier to overcome them. The greatest cause of jet lag is an abrupt change in the biological schedule.  The body trains itself when to produce melatonin by exposure to light and darkness. When this changes the body is confused and causes uncomfortable symptoms such as irritability, and…

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Simple Tips to Overcome Jet Lag

Simple Tips to Overcome Jet Lag

There are several tips to overcome the side effects of jet lag. There are countless articles with advice on how to overcome these nasty symptoms that can ruin any vacation. So here is another article with some simple steps to take to have a better time in your far away adventure. Spend most of your time outside. Being outside during the hours of eight am and eight pm can be helpful. Sunlight is crucial and highly beneficial in resetting your internal…

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Tips to Survive Jet Lag

Tips to Survive Jet Lag

There are many reasons to travel to new time zones. Such as business, family vacation, romantic getaway or a competition. Whatever your reason for travel don’t let jet lag get in the way.  There are several side effects of jet lag that can ruin a trip. Side effects can include the following: fatigue, headache, insomnia, dizziness, upset stomach, reduced appetite, and tiredness.  No one wants to experience these downers while traveling and visiting beautiful landmarks. The following are some tips…

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How Melatonin Helps With Jet Lag

How Melatonin Helps With Jet Lag

Travelling can be exciting and fun. Flying long distances gives you opportunities to see and experience exciting new things. If you’re travelling for business, you can make professional connections with colleagues who work in a different location. But if you’re enduring jet lag you’re too tired to go see the sights or make new friends. Melatonin is a natural alternative to sleeping medication. Melatonin is commonly used to reduce jet lag. “As a jet lag remedy and sleep aid, melatonin…

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