jet-lag

It is thought that adjusting to the destination as soon as possible help reduce the effects of jet lag. So-called “hypnotic” medications such as Lunesta (Eszopiclone), Ambien (zolpidem), or Sonata (zaleplon) are perhaps the best-known prescription pills used by frequent travelers. Besides these medications and magnesium, people often use melatonin to ease the symptoms of…

jet lag symptoms

Desynchronosis or flight fatigue, commonly known as jet lag is a temporary disorder that causes tiredness, insomnia, and other symptoms as a result of airplane travel across time zones. It is thought that flying disrupts circadian rhythm, which is a disruption of the internal body clock. The severity of jet lag depends on several factors,…

jetlag

Jet lag can occur at anytime a person crosses two or more time zones. It usually occurs because the circadian rhythm disrupts. Circadian rhythm is an internal clock that regulates the sleep-wake cycle. It takes a few days for the body to adjust and it may impact other bodily functions such as hunger and bowel…

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