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Jet Lag Tips from Flight Attendants

Jet Lag Tips from Flight Attendants

Many people know that traveling to new time zones can cause jet lag. This is a condition that disrupts the sleep pattern and can cause symptoms such as drowsiness, or mood changes etc. To learn more about Jet Lag read our What Is Jet Lag? article. The best people to give advice about how to defeat jet lag would be Cabin Crews who fly often. The following are tips to overcome jet lag are directly from flight attendants. Stay Hydrated Airplanes are…

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How To Help Children Sleep During The Summer

How To Help Children Sleep During The Summer

We have shared a few sleeping tip articles you can read those past posts here.  In this article we want to share some simple tips on how to help your child get to bed at a decent time during the holidays. School is out and the sun is shinning longer. There are family reunions, friend parties, vacations to other time zones and so much more that happens during the summer break. All these different exciting activities can disrupt a child’s, or…

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Tips to use Melatonin Properly To Ease Jet Lag Symptoms

Tips to use Melatonin Properly To Ease Jet Lag Symptoms

We have previously written about tips to overcome jet lag, and why jet lag happens etc. You can read those previous articles here. Some people might have a few questions about the proper way to take melatonin supplements while on time zone change adventures.  As always it is best to speak to a specialist before trying any supplements. Though here are a few simple tips to remember the proper way to take melatonin while traveling to new time zones. Take supplement…

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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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