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Jet lag
What is it?
Fatigue and feelings of sluggishness are normal after air journeys that cross any of the world’s 24 different time zones. The circadian rhythm is disturbed causing sleepiness the wrong time of day. Jet lag varies from one person to another. However, researchers have discovered that doses of melatonin hormone produced in the body during sleep can help some people’s system to adjust to time changes on arrival in other countries. Suggested ways of avoiding the effects of jet lag include eating only light salads during the flight, sleeping as much as possible. Supplementary vitamins are also believed to help .
Symptoms:
Sluggishness, sleepiness, fatigue.
Conventional Practice:
Doctors say that jet lag can be greatly reduced by drinking plenty of non-alcoholic fluids during long air flights and so avoiding dehydration. For long visits, start to live according to local times as soon as possible. Set your time to the new time as soon as you are in the airplane at the same time as residents at your country of destination.
Alternative Treatments:
  Naturopathy
  Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info
   



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