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You have jet lag! What to do now?

If you have crossed time zones in your travels, you know how out of it you might feel trying to adjust to your new environment.

Most people will experience fatigue, irritability, sleepiness, headaches but also problems with digestion and reduced interest in food.

Jet lag occurs because your body’s…

Jet lag occurs because your internal body’s clock, also called the circadian rhythm, is still synced to your original time zone, instead of the new time zone at your arrival destination.

The circadian rhythm is a roughly 24-hour physiological cycle happening in your body every day. There are clear patterns of brain wave activity, hormone production, cell regeneration and other biological activities linked to this daily cycle.

When you travel across time zones this natural daily cycle is interrupted and…

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