Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Jet Lag Can Be Reduced

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Jet Lag Can Be Reduced

Article excerpt

AUSTRALIAN travellers are a tough lot, due to the long flying hours we have to generally put in to travel anywhere.

When you're flying across time zones, it can take a while to adjust.

Unpleasant symptoms such as fatigue, insomnia, constipation, diarrhoea, and confusion, just to name a few, can strike when you least need it.

Here are a few tips you can follow to prevent jet lag, or at least recover more quickly.

Stay hydrated a on the day of your flight, drink plenty of fluids, as dehydration is one of the symptoms of jet lag and the dry, cabin air doesn't help. Avoid alcohol and caffeine.

Set your watch to the time at your destination as soon as you begin your flight, but remember that if you change your watch before you leave, you may have some confusion if you have a layover in a different time zone. Make sure you know how long you have between flights to avoid missing a connection.

Sleep (or stay awake) like you're already there. …

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