Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!
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- It’s due to something called ‘desynchronosis’, or when your internal biological clock gets out of sync with your destination.
- A dry airplane environment, changes in pressure, and the time difference on arrival all effect the condition, but the biggest effect is sunlight.
- One study suggested that melatonin can help, while another found that insulin could help regulate the circadian rhythms of the body. Other people force themselves to stay awake until a normal sleep time at their destination and then wake up at a normal time.
- Alcohol and caffeine make jet lag worse.